C1872

Principal Mines on Hawkins’ Hill. [Hill End]

Scarce colonial engraving of Hawkins mine, Hill End. Surface gold was won from Hawkins Hill in 1855 and reef claims were worked along the right bank of Golden Gully from 1859. From the original edition of The Illustrated Australian News. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Principal Mines on Hawkins’ Hill. [Hill End]

Date:

C1872

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

180mm 
x 120mm
AUTHENTICITY
Principal Mines on Hawkins' Hill. [Hill End] - Antique View from 1872

Genuine antique
dated:

1872

Description:

Scarce colonial engraving of Hawkins mine, Hill End. Surface gold was won from Hawkins Hill in 1855 and reef claims were worked along the right bank of Golden Gully from 1859.

From the original edition of The Illustrated Australian News.

Collections:
State Library Victoria: Accession no: IAN 18/06/72/129

Samuel Calvert (1828 - 1913)

Samuel Calvert (1828-1913) English painter and engraver who moved to Adelaide after his older brothers John and William migrated to South Australia in 1843. By 1850 Calvert had set up on his own account in King William Street then then moved to Melbourne as an engraver in 1853. He was a prolific and left a large body of work.

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