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View of the township of Golden Square
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
13.4 × 19.1 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: VIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP OF GOLDEN SQUARE. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 57. / VIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP OF GOLDEN SQUARE. / The Township is situated in the Bendigo district, on the road to Castlemaine, and although it is of little / importance as a business town, is nevertheless of large importance in consequence of the great number of Quartz / Reefs it contains. Almost every house is undermined, and large fortunes have been made by the proprietors. The / Church in the distance is that of the Wesleyan body. It was in this township that gold was first discovered in / the district of Bendigo.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.l.: N.J. CAIRE Photo.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.: ANGLO-AUSTRALASIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.r.: No. 2 Sherwood Street, Richmond
Accession Number
PH106.54-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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