Geography - Australia - Victorian Goldfields
Ballarat, Bendigo, Creswick, Sovereign Hill
Bendigo, Victoria, 1857
The Australian Gold Rush via the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Image of gold fever miners).
Bendigo Town Hall, Victoria, Australia
by snapper chalmers
The of December is the anniversary of a very famous event in Australia's history called the Eureka Stockade. Sarah visited Ballarat in Victoria to find out what it was and why it's so important.
Gold Digging, Australian Goldfields, Fisher S Milieu, 1853
Miner's Right - Issued at Maryborough, Victoria, Feb 1865 - Museum Victoria I do wonder if one will ever turn up with one of my family names.
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.
1860 Lambing Flat Roll Up Banner
Bush scene, three women panning for gold Courtesy of the La Trobe Picture Collection State Library of Victoria
Works on Paper - Samuel Thomas Gill - Australian Art Auction Records