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Australia, The City from Black Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, The Graphic Magazine,  c1887

Australia, The City from Black Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, The Graphic Magazine, c1887

Regular price $70.00 Sale

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 

Date: c1887

Artist: Hatherell William

Publisher: Published in Melbourne

Paper Size: 105 x 135mm

Condition: good

Technique: Wood engraving with later hand colouring

Price: $70

Provenance: 

The Graphic was a British weekly illustrated newspaper, first published on 4 December 1869 by William Luson Thomas’s Company, Illustrated Newspapers Ltd.

To read about The Graphic Magazine click here. 

To read about Hatherell, William click here.