View of Victoria Hill, Bendigo, taken from old Chum Hill, 1877 - 1879
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186 x 132 mm. A view looking along trench excavations towards mine company buildings and shafts. This scene represents two of the principal quartz-reef claims in the district of Bendigo, with their surface excavations. The one nearest the foreground is the North Old Chum Company’s Claim, which is very rich with gold-bearing quartz. The other claim, on the hill-side, is the private property of Mr George Lansell, and is even more valuable than the former, giving employment to over 100 men. The building on the right is the quartz-crushing plant belonging to the New Chum and Victoria Companies. The excavations are several hundred feet in depth. For another copy of this print see Y087C/10.
- Creation: 1877 - 1879
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