Culture Victoria - Gold mining, Chinese encampment, Guildford near Castlemaine

Gold mining, Chinese encampment, Guildford near Castlemaine - Early photographs - Gold - Culture Victoria

Chinese immigrants first arrived in Australia during the gold rush years of the 1850's . Chinese are now among the largest groups of Australia's immigrants .

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

'Washing Tailings', Ten Australian Views, C.1870s. Courtesy National Library of Australia - showing Chinese prospectors on the gold fields

'Washing Tailings', Ten Australian Views, Courtesy National Library of Australia - showing Chinese prospectors on the gold fields

'Washing Tailings', Ten Australian Views, C.1870s. Courtesy National Library of Australia - showing Chinese prospectors on the gold fields

'Washing Tailings', Ten Australian Views, Courtesy National Library of Australia - showing Chinese prospectors on the gold fields

Fighting continued . This lithograph from the 1850's shows mounted police attacking the Chinese on the goldfields .

On This Day…… July 1857 The Buckland riot was an anti-Chinese race riot that occurred on 4 July in the goldfields of the Buckland Valley, North East Victoria, Australia, near …

Culture Victoria - Chinese sluicing, near Beechworth, c1864

Chinese sluicing, near Beechworth, - Language, A Key to Survival: Cantonese-English Phrasebooks in Australia - Culture Victoria

Culture Victoria - The Chinese hawker, 1873.

The Chinese hawker, - Language, A Key to Survival: Cantonese-English Phrasebooks in Australia - Culture Victoria

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Painting of ship carrying Chinese miners to Australia circa 1850

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