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.
The Australian gold rush. Chinese gold digger starting for work, circa v
Early photograph of an Australian “Swagman” (wikipedia)
Edward Hargraves, a failed California gold prospector from England, sparked the second largest gold rush in the world: The Victoria Gold Rush in Australia
William A Sac.'s Chinese boarding house
Australia's Gold Rush in pictures - Australian Geographic
Swearing Allegiance to the Southern Cross on 1 December 1854 — watercolour by Charles Doudiet.
An Australian Gold Diggings, Edwin Stockqueler, 1829 - 1900 - Australian gold rushes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Australian Gold Rush in Port Phillip District.
This old photo shows men and boys digging for gold in the Australian gold rush. The novel's latter chapters take place amid the gold rush and feature rebellious prospectors called "diggers.
Chinese immigrants referred to the Australian gold fields as 'Xin Jin Shan', or the New Gold Mountain.
Stories of Werardale Emigrants
Nice & Simple! 1850s | My Place for teachers
An animation Burdon and I did years ago for a history project (in year 10 i think) I MADE THE FIRE
The Eureka Stockade Bentley's Hotel Riots 1854
The Australian goldfields brought miners from all parts of the world. Here is a guidebook in French.
The Australian Gold Rush via the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Image of gold fever miners).
Law and the Australian Goldfields
Eureka Stockade at Ballarat 1854