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

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. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/gold

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

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.

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.

The Australian Gold Rush via the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland #history #genealogy (Image of gold fever miners).

The Australian Gold Rush via the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Image of gold fever miners).

It's Australia's brand new gold rush - History (5,9) - ABC Splash - http://splash.abc.net.au/media/-/m/85712/australia-s-21st-century-gold-r...

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Remarkable photos of 1872 gold boom in Australia

Chinese immigrants referred to the Australian gold fields as 'Xin Jin Shan', or the New Gold Mountain.

Chinese immigrants referred to the Australian gold fields as 'Xin Jin Shan', or the New Gold Mountain.

Australian Gold Diggings, c.1855 by Stocqueler, Edwin (1829-c.1880)

An Australian Gold Diggings, Edwin Stockqueler, 1829 - 1900 - Australian gold rushes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Eureka Stockade Movie Poster starring Chips Rafferty as Peter Lalor.

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