Licensing Diggers, Forest Creek.

On the first of every month, diggers were required to assemble at the nearest Commissioner's tent to renew their licence. Diggers were also subject to much maligned, on-the-spot licence checks - these were venemously referred to as 'digger hunts'.


Samuel Thomas Gill, ephemera (letterhead) : engraving. 1852


Accession number: H17855


From the State Library of Victoria's Picture Collection.


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