Australia, The City from Black Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, The Graphic Magazine, c1887
Original Print from The Graphic Magazine in 1887
Black Hill is a suburb of Ballarat, Victoria, in the North East of the city. There was extensive and highly profitable open cut gold mining from the early 1850s during the Victoria Gold Rush.
The hill was originally given its indigenous name, Bowdun, by surveyor William Urquhart
Artist: Hatherell William
Publisher: Published in Melbourne
Paper Size: 105 x 135mm
Technique: Wood engraving with later hand colouring
The Graphic was a British weekly illustrated newspaper, first published on 4 December 1869 by William Luson Thomas’s Company, Illustrated Newspapers Ltd.
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