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View of Sailors' Creek Bridge
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
12.7 × 18.4 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: VIEW OF SAILORS' CREEK BRIDGE.
printed in ink on support l.c.: COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 31. / VIEW OF SAILORS' CREEK BRIDGE. / Sailors' Creek is situated in the Jim Crow Ranges, which Range forms a portion of the Great Dividing Range / of Mountains in Victoria. These hills contain many romantic spots. The one which forms the subject of the / present illustration is a view of the Bridge which spans the Creek. Gold has been found throughout the course of / the bed of this Creek in payable quantities. The diggers, as may be seen in the photograph, have constructed / sluices in the side of the embankment for the purpose of washing the fine gold contained in the wash-dirt.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.: ANGLO-AUSTRALASIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.l.: N.J. CAIRE, Photo.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.r.: No. 2 Sherwood Street, Richmond.
Accession Number
PH106.29-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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