Ophir Diggings, New South Wales

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In the foreground are some native women from the Lachlan tribe, who have latterly arrived in great force to camp near the whites at Ophir, and many of them are doing a profitable trade by cutting bark and minding horses for the diggers.


Six views of the gold field of Ophir, at Summerhill and Lewis Ponds Creeks . George French Angas, lithograph. Sydney : Woolcott and Clarke, 1851


Accession number: RARELTEF 769 AN4


From the State Library of Victoria's Rare Books Collection.


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Aborigines & the gold rush