The Licence Inspected

Contrary to the recommendations  from his advisors, Hotham ordered the goldfields police to increase the frequency of licence searches to twice each week. 'Digger hunts'  were one of the most hated aspects of life on the goldfields.


Samuel Thomas Gill, watercolour, 1869.


Accession number: H86.7/7


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures collection.


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Charles Hotham