C1869

Boggy Creek, Gipps Land, Victoria.

Rare colonial engraving of Boggy Creek, Gippsland where gold was discovered in 1857. There were soon 1000 people living there but the rush was short lived. The discovery of other reefs in the mid-1860s led to the establishment of a … Read Full Description

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S/N: ISN-691027281–215471
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Full Title:

Boggy Creek, Gipps Land, Victoria.

Date:

C1869

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

250mm 
x 175mm
AUTHENTICITY
Boggy Creek, Gipps Land, Victoria. - Antique Print from 1869

Genuine antique
dated:

1869

Description:

Rare colonial engraving of Boggy Creek, Gippsland where gold was discovered in 1857. There were soon 1000 people living there but the rush was short lived. The discovery of other reefs in the mid-1860s led to the establishment of a number of mines. A small township named Allanvale, situated near where Bullumwaal and Bairnsdale Road crosses Boggy Creek. It was later renamed Boggy Creek.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News.

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