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Wool-sorters at Work

In 1886 the pastoral wealth of the whole of the Australian colonies consisted of 84,222,272 sheep. At only ten shillings per head, this represents a capital of over forty-two millions sterling, without counting the value of the land. The number of sheep in 1894 was over 99,000,000.

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The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Romance of Industry and Invention, Edited by Robert Cochrane Published 1897
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