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Six views of the gold field of Ophir, at Summerhill and Lewis Ponds Creeks / drawn from nature and on stone by George French Angas
Bib ID 2254870
Format BookBook
Author
Angas, George French, 1822-1886
 
Description Sydney : Woolcott and Clarke, 1851 
[1] leaf, [6] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 36 x 45 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK672.

Full contents
  • Contents list: 1. Goldwashing at Summerhill Creek
  • 2. Encampment of gold diggers
  • 3. Fitz Roy Bar, at the junction of the two creeks
  • 4. A general view of Ophir
  • 5. Gold diggers arriving at Bathurst on their way to Ophir
  • 6. Summerhill Creek and part of Church Hill in the distance.
 
Notes

Titles on plates vary slightly from those printed on contents list. Plate titles: 1. Gold-washing, Summer Hill -- 2. Ophir diggings -- 3. Fitzroy Bar, Ophir -- 4. Ophir at the Junction -- 5. Bathurst -- 6. Ophir.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK672.

U1133-1138 hand col.; S9060-S9065.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Australia, 5996

Subjects Gold mines and mining - New South Wales - Ophir - Pictorial works.  |  Lithography, Australian.  |  Ophir (N.S.W.) - Pictorial works.  |  Picture - Bicentennial loan 1989.
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Six views of the gold field of Ophir

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    PIC Volume 528 #U1133-1138 NK672 Pictures & Manuscripts Reading Room
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