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Comet
Title : Comet Comet
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Source : Comet: an advertising medium for town and country, 2 December 1867, p. 1
Date of creation : 1867
Additional Creator : Gall, David, 1824-1887
Format : Magazine
Dimensions : 270 x 215 mm
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Description :
David Gall, an early Adelaide printer, published the Comet largely as an advertising medium. He was concerned about the lack of employment for young men in Adelaide, and used the journal to promote his views on protectionism. Contemporaries referred to the Comet as a comic paper (Yorke's Peninsula Advertiser, 29 January 1878, p. 3), however only one presumed comic insert has survived.
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Related names :

Gall, David, 1824-1887

Coverage year : 1867
Place : Adelaide (S. Aust.)
Further reading :
Gall, David. Personal papers, 1871-1902, PRG 203
Marquis, Len. South Australian newspaper histories, from notes by Len Marquis, Adelaide, S. Aust.: State Library of South Australia, South Australian Published Collections, 1995

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