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Print
931719
  • Title
    A new rush, 185-? / possibly after S.T. Gill
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DL Pf 22
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    185-?
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    931719
  • Physical Description
    1 print - lithograph, hand-coloured - 16.9 x 25.8 inside frame line, sheet 28 x 38.9 cm. Mounted on cardboard
  • Scope and Content
    Gold miners are shown at work on the diggings and there are tents labelled 'COFFEE & GINGER BEER', 'BAKER', 'CHEMIST & DRUGIST', etc.
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Pictures Card Catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2010-2011
  • General note

    Place of publication London, as in Gill's 'Sunday at the diggings' (DL Pf 20)
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Above the lithograph is printed 'No. 3. SKETCHES OF AUSTRALIAN LIFE AND SCENERY - COMPLETE IN 12 PLATES.'

    Beneath it is a paragraph giving an account of the scene
  • Attributions / conjectures

    Attributed to Gill because others in the set are related to his work
  • Date note

    No date

    Dated to the time of the gold rushes, with which this set of prints is contemporary
  • Conservation note

    Foxed, soiled and torn at edges, with remnants of cardboard mat stuck round it
  • Subject
  • Topic
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