Chinese miner in Ballarat.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 Australian Gold Fields. v@e.
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. v@e.
Sluicing for gold on Mulgrave River, Queensland, ca. 1888
Creator: Unidentified Location: Wenlock, Queensland View this image at the State Library of Queensland: Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: pictureqld.slq.qld.gov.au/
The Cornish in Australia’s most Cornish city – Bendigo
The Cornish were (another) significant ethnic group in Greater Bendigo. They brought with them expert mining knowledge and practices and a deep commitment to Methodism. Cornish migration in the nin…
William A. Sac's Chinese Boarding House, Gulgong, 1871-1875 / American & Australasian Photographic Company
Format: Glass negative Notes: Discover more about Australian gold rush history and Chinese immigrants and miners at: www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/gol... From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au Information about photographic collections of the State Library of New South Wales acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx Persistent url: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=62115