Australia during the 1870 gold rush.

Remarkable photos of 1872 gold boom in Australia

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

A settler's house, Hill End 1872

A settler's house, Hill End My husband's great grandffather lived in a similar house in Hill End at the same time.He was a goldminer.

Slab hut and miners, Walhalla, Victoria, 1905-1920 Museum Victoria, Australia

Miners slab hut, Walhalla, Victoria, Photo shared by the Museum Victoria, Australia.

Welcome to Australian Heritage Online. Here, we celebrate Australia's history and heritage, and encourage everyone to share their interest in the diverse culture, landscape and traditions of this great island continent. You will find a feast of articles on an ever-increasing range of topics and themes, as well as an enormous amount of information on our historic places, events, news and book releases.

Welcome to Australian Heritage Online. Here, we celebrate Australia's history and heritage, and encourage everyone to share their interest in the diverse culture, landscape and traditions of this great island continent. You will find a feast of articles on an ever-increasing range of topics and themes, as well as an enormous amount of information on our historic places, events, news and book releases.

Henry Lawson with his daughter Bertha Louisa, c.1902, photoprint from the collection of the State Library of New South Wales

Henry Lawson with his daughter Bertha Louisa, photoprint from the collection of the State Library of New South Wales

File:Arrival of Governor Sir Robert Duff, Circular Quay, Sydney, June 1893

Arrival of Governor Sir Robert Duff, Circular Quay, Sydney, June 1893 / photographer unknown


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