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Scene taken from St Paul’s Tower, looking Eastward, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087C/41

Scope and Contents

178 x 124 mm. A view showing small residential buildings in the foreground, with more sparsely populated ground beyond, and with the Free Methodist Church in the middle distance. The text below the photograph reads ‘This view represents the locality of the Back Creek gold diggings, and though at present almost deserted, was once a scene of activity; in consequence of the rich patches of alluvial ground it contained’.


  • Creation: 1875


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor condition.

Finding aid date

2014-07-28 11:54:37+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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