C1878

Maximilian Creek, Near Gladstone North Gippsland.

Artist:

C. Walters

Rare colonial engraved view of Gippsland. Miners had been prospecting on the Freestone Creek, near the township of Briagolong and gold was found in small quantities. By 1868 many claims had been taken out along the its tributaries. At one … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Maximilian Creek, Near Gladstone North Gippsland.

Date:

C1878

Artist:

C. Walters

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

235mm 
x 170mm

Paper Size: 

255mm 
x 200mm
AUTHENTICITY
Maximilian Creek, Near Gladstone North Gippsland. - Antique View from 1878

Genuine antique
dated:

1878

Description:

Rare colonial engraved view of Gippsland. Miners had been prospecting on the Freestone Creek, near the township of Briagolong and gold was found in small quantities. By 1868 many claims had been taken out along the its tributaries. At one stage there were 200 miners on one tributary named Maximillian’s Creek.

From the original edition of the Illustrated Australian News.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: Accession no: IAN 23/04/72/97

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