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How to Plan a Wonderful Weekend in California Gold Country Chinese Herbalist Shop. What does it smel

How to Plan a Wonderful Weekend in California Gold Country

California Gold Country is a big place, loosely defined as the Sierra foothills. It's a place full of history, with lots of cute towns and winding roads.

In the early Australian Gold Rush Days, times were tough ~ Photo of Clarke Street.,Hill End, NSW. Australia Day, Western Australia, Primary History, Teaching History, First Fleet, Gothic, Land Of Oz, Gold Rush, Back In The Day
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Galleries - Australian Geographic

Galleries

Spokane Chinese Lantern Festival in Pictures – Tammilee Tips

Chinese Lantern Festival

Spokane Chinese Lantern Festival in Pictures

PHOTO: IMMIGRANTS ON THE GOLDFIELDS: Chinese miner Ballarat. In not long after the news of the Gold discoveries in Victoria reached the British Colony of Hong Kong large numbers of Chinese diggers began to arrive to seek their fortune on the Gold Fields. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Terra Australis, Gold Miners, Woman In Gold, Gold Prospecting, Victoria Australia, Gold Rush, Historical Pictures
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Chinese miner Ballarat. In 1854, not long after the news of the Gold discoveries in Victoria reached the British Colony of Hong Kong large numbers of Chinese diggers began to arrive to seek their fortune on the Gold Fields.

Gold Rush Canvas Town, between Princess Bridge and South Melbourne, 1852 Source: State Library of Victoria Melbourne Map, Melbourne Suburbs, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Australia, Eureka Stockade, St Kilda, Historical Pictures, Gold Rush
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Immigration to Victoria

What effect did immigration have on Victoria? Take a look, decade by decade, at the changes in population, demographics and the impact this had on Indienous Aus

The History of Ballarat, from the First Pastoral Settlement to the Present Time by William Bramwell Withers. Glasshouse Mountains, Paranormal Romance Series, Terra Australis, Gold Map, Chinese Market, Woman In Gold, Broken Promises, Victoria Australia, Chinese Restaurant
Glasshouse MountainsChinese MarketWoman In GoldBroken PromisesVictoria Australia

The History of Ballarat, from the First Pastoral Settlement to the Present Time.

The History of Ballarat, from the First Pastoral Settlement to the Present Time by William Bramwell Withers.

What are facts about the Eureka Stockade - Answers Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Eureka Flag, Eureka Stockade, Aboriginal History, Victoria Police, Gold Prospecting
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What are facts about the Eureka Stockade? - Answers

The Eureka Stockade Rebellion took place at the Eureka goldfields in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, on the 3rd of December, 1854. It was brought about by a combination of things including the oppressive fees for a "miners permit", the poor conditions on the gold fields, and the oppression of miners by the Authorities. A further issue fuelling the rebellion was the questionable death of one young miner and the beating of another at the hands of Police. (It should be noted that at this point…

Australia's Gold Rush in pictures - Australian Geographic Eureka Stockade, Wattle And Daub, Terra Australis, Australian Bush, Victorian Photos, Australian Curriculum, Teaching History, Gold Rush, Social Science
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Galleries - Australian Geographic

Galleries

 Gill Arrival of the Geelong mail, Main Road, Ballarat, May 1855 Watercolour x Purchased with the assistance of the citizens of Ballarat, 1978 Collection: Ballarat Fine Art Gallery Australian Painting, Australian Artists, Terra Australis, Gold Map, Victorian Gold, Bottle Painting, Tasmania, Fine Art Gallery, Historical Photos
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McLaren's boxing saloon, main road Ballarat by S. Terra Australis, Woman In Gold, Gold Prospecting, Victorian London, Melbourne Victoria, Boxing News, Bottle Painting
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Stories

Showcasing people, places and ideas inspired by the collection and the library community.

The Sunnyside Woollen mills were one of the big textile manufacturers in Ballarat. In the foreground you can see the Chinese market gardens located near the mills. The factory was built in the early and made flannels and blankets. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Chinese Market, Australian Continent, Market Garden, Largest Countries, Hand Written, Flannels, Small Island
Melbourne VictoriaVictoria AustraliaChinese MarketHand Written

The Sunnyside Woollen mills were one of the big textile manufacturers in Ballarat. In the foreground you can see the Chinese market gardens located near the mills. The factory was built in the early 1870s and made flannels and blankets. #PostcardThursdays #Ballarat #History #Postcard

On their walk to dinner the next night, Phryne meets an herbalist. This is a photo of J. Chung Leong in a car outside Chinese Herbalist, Ballarat Museum Victoria. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Glasshouse Mountains, Paranormal Romance Series, Terra Australis, New Zealand, Chinese
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James Chung Leong in Model T Ford car outside "J. Chung Leong Chinese Herbalist" in Ballarat,Victoria in 1920.

Receipt from James Chung Leong, Chinese Medical Herbalist, 1 Humffray Street South, Ballarat East,

Many Roads: Stories of the Chinese on the goldfields

Fleeing violence, famine and poverty in their homeland Chinese goldseekers sought fortune for their families in the place they called ‘New Gold Mountain’. Chinese gold miners were discriminated against and often shunned by Europeans. Despite this they carved out lives in this strange new land. The Chinese took many roads to the goldfields. They left markers, gardens, wells and place names, some which still remain in the landscape today. Conditions of Use: All rights reserved. Please refer to…

Paying the teamsters in the Army of the Potomac, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Military Branches, Troops, Soldiers, Australian Artists, Historic Homes, Old Photos, Sketches

Many Roads: Stories of the Chinese on the goldfields

Fleeing violence, famine and poverty in their homeland Chinese goldseekers sought fortune for their families in the place they called ‘New Gold Mountain’. Chinese gold miners were discriminated against and often shunned by Europeans. Despite this they carved out lives in this strange new land. The Chinese took many roads to the goldfields. They left markers, gardens, wells and place names, some which still remain in the landscape today. Conditions of Use: All rights reserved. Please refer to…

Johnson, J. (Joseph Colin Francis) A game of euchre in the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery - life on the goldfields - and a scene of tolerance that was not always the norm.

A game of euchre [picture]

Ballarat Times/Spencer's confectionery and Clarke's grocery Lithographs - "Part of Main Road and Victoria Street 1859 Ballarat East". Terra Australis, Confectionery, Discovery, Maine, Buildings, Victorian, Collections, Times, Street
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Lithographs - 2: "Part of Main Road and Victoria Street 1859 Ballarat East". - Victorian Collections

B/w lithograph of streetscape. A. On card mount. B. On card mount. Shops labelled: