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

Gold Rush Sites 2 See

Eureka flag remains: The Eureka Flag was originally a war flag used by the Eureka Rebellion of 1854 on the goldfields of Ballarat. Dark blue background with a cross that has a star at each extremity and one at the cross section of the two axes.

Gold Rush in the West - Australian History, Gold

Gold Rush in the West - Australian History, Gold - 3 minute film clip and questions


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