• Snell, E. (1988), 'The Life and Adventures of Edward Snell: The Illustrated Diary of an Artist, Engineer and Adventurer in the Australian Colonies 1849 to 1859’, Sydney, NSW : Griffiths, T. (ed.); with Platt, A. (and bibliography).

  • 'The life and adventures of E. Snell from 1849 to 1859’, Melbourne, Vic : La Trobe Collection, State Library of Victoria, (manuscript).

  • 'The life and adventures of E. Snell 1842’, Manuscript, private collection.

  • Wright, Alderman George (1857), 'Wattle Blossoms, Some of the Grave and Gay Reminiscences of an Old Colonist’, (Illustrations by Snell, Edward).

Initial data sources

  • The Dictionary of Australian Artists: painters, sketchers, photographers and engravers to 1870