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Diggers on the road to Bendigo, ST Gill

12 July at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Free
ST Gill 'Diggers on the road to Bendigo' from State Library Victoria. Put Yourself in the Picture by imagining life on the goldfields.

This watercolour by Samuel Thomas (S.T.) Gill depicts two men and a boy, walking along a dirt track carrying utensils and mining tools. In the distance is a cart. The image is taken from Gills book The Gold Fields of Victoria during 1852 and 3 comprising fifty original gold sketches of life and character primitive operations et cetera et cetera.

Find out more about this stunning sketch in a FREE floor talk by Gabrielle Keating.

Part of the Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories Public Program.

Details

Date:
12 July
Time:
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cost:
Free
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Organiser

Old Treasury Building
Phone:
9651 2233
Email:
bookings@otb.org.au

Venue

Old Treasury Building
20 Spring Street
East Melbourne, VIC 3002 Australia
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Phone:
(03) 9651 2233