Bernard Otto Holtermann and the world's largest "nugget" of gold, North Sydney, ca. 1874-1876 / montage photograph by American and Australasian Photographic Company by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Bernard Otto Holtermann and the world's largest "nugget" of gold, North Sydney, ca. / montage photograph by American and Australasian Photographic Company by State Library of New South Wales collection. Worth exactly one crap ton.

Australia's Gold Rush ~ Clarke Street, Hill End, NSW, 1872

In the early Australian Gold Rush Days, times were tough ~ Photo of Clarke Street.,Hill End, NSW.

NSW Australia A Bank of New South Wales 'tent branch' in the goldfields at West Wyalong.

The Bank of New South Wales 'tent branch' in the goldfields at West Wyalong, NSW, Australia.

B.O. Holtermann with gold nugget, ca. 1873, by Charles Bayliss

The Rush for Gold. The gold rushes and the diggers who worked the goldfields are etched into Australian folklore.

All Nations Hotel (J. Williams proprietor), Clarke Street, Hill End, 1871-1875 / American & Australasian Photographic Company    From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au    Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=62726

All Nations Hotel (J. Williams proprietor), Clarke Street, Hill End, / American & Australasian Photographic Company

Historypin | Tours - Gold Fields - New South Wales - take a virtual tour to see what life was like on gold fields across New South Wales and see what some of the buildings look like today.

Take a virtual tour of NSW gold fields at the State Library's Historypin account!

Miners with reef gold from Star of Hope mine at Hill End (N.S.W.) 1870-1875

Some mighty big lumps of gold. Holtermann from left), Richard Ormsby Kerr (centre) and Beyers from right), with reef gold from Star of Hope mine, / American & Australasian Photographic Company, originally uploaded by State Library.

Mother and boy outside weatherboard house with bark roof, Gulgong

Mother and boy outside weatherboard house with bark roof, Gulgong

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