Check out these old back-and-white photos of Australia during the 1870 gold rush. These mostly show the town’s inhabitants standing proudly in the dusty town or right in front of their establishments — like a butcher shop and an undertaker’s shop — and staring right into the lens. The pictures are beautifully lit, and they [...]

Remarkable photos of 1872 gold boom in Australia

American & Australasian Photographic Company Herbert Street, west side looking north from Mayne Street and showing Barnes’ Chemist Shop, Gulgong 1872 Wet plate glass negative, on 18242

Yukon Gold Rush Photo Album - Neatorama

Yukon Gold Rush Photo Album - Neatorama, vintage, sapira, hopefull gold diggers at work, history

Eureka! The Rush for Gold. The gold rushes and the diggers who worked the goldfields are etched into Australian folklore. Follow the story of the people who sought the glittering prize.

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

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Goldminers Gold Rush Miners ~ California 1850 Famous Vintage Photographs & Photos Striking It Rich! Gold Miners using sluice to find nuggets and gold dust.

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Panning for Gold in Did you know that something like of California's gold is still in the ground? That's why people are still panning for gold today.

Eureka Stockade Brainstorm: we researched all we could about the Eureka Stockade in our Grade 5/6 history lesson and pinned them to the Eureka flag. These facts were then used to write a play about the protest.

Eureka Stockade Brainstorm: we researched all we could about the Eureka Stockade in our Grade history lesson and pinned them to the Eureka flag. These facts were then used to write a play about the protest.

Gold Rush

This picture shows a miner panning gold in the river during the Klondike Gold Rush.There is a digger he used to dig the ground and a shovel to get the gold from it.

The Australia Gold Rush. This is produced by the Australian Government. Don't forget to scroll down the page. There are links throughout as well as at the side.

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.


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