Eureka Stockade

In an era before movies, artists created large panoramic paintings of important events, and displayed these to paying audiences.  This imaginary reconstruction of the Eureka Stockade battle shows it as it probably was - a confused series of events, with no clear sequence or layout.


Beryl Ireland, hand-coloured photograph of an earlier painting, c.1890


Accession number: H141890


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures Collection.


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Eureka Stockade