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Gold and civilisation / with contributions by Tom Stannage, editor ... [et al.]
Bib ID 1001576
Format BookBook
Description Sydney : Art Exhibitions Australia ; Canberra : National Museum of Australia, c2001 
220 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm. 
ISBN 1875460128 (hardback)
1875460136 (paperback)
Summary

The exhibition explores how the discovery of gold in Australia from 1851 had a profound impact on Australias social and political development by creating enormous wealth and triggering an unprecedented wave of immigration and social change. Personal narratives, photographs and memorabilia will present the stories of those who came to live and work in the goldfields, including artists, goldsmiths, prospectors, ex-convict diggers, entertainers, participants in the Eureka Stockade uprising, Chinese miners, bankers, Aboriginal people, women, children and explorers. Revealing the powerful place of gold in the human imagination, Gold and Civilisation draws on gold artefacts from 35 countries including Austria, China, Denmark, France, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and The Vatican which represent the highest artistic standards of their culture.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 218-219.

Subjects Goldwork -- Exhibitions.  |  Goldwork.  |  Goldwork -- History.  |  Gold -- Exhibitions.  |  Gold.  |  Gold -- History.  |  Mining industry - Gold.
Other authors/contributors Stannage, Tom, 1944-2012  |  Art Exhibitions Australia  |  National Museum of Australia
Terms of Use Copyright in the individual contributions is held by the authors, 2001.  Copyright in the catalogue is held by Art Exhibitions Australia and the National Museum of Australia, 2001. 
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