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Negative - Horse Whim & Miners, Lewis Gold Mining Claim (?), Elaine, Victoria, circa 1860 Image Reg. No: MM 000051

Description Of Content:
Gold mining at Elaine. Building probably belongs to the Lewis Mining Claim. There are two horses, one operating a windlass. The workers are wearing hats, jackets and boots, there is a small wooden building behind them. There are several large trees in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Pauline Holloway, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: gold, horses, miners, mines, mining equipment, wheelbarrows, workers, saddlery, trees
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: MINING & METALLURGY
Secondary Classification: Extraction - Gold
Tertiary Classification: haulage
People Depicted: Rasmussen, Carl
Organisations Depicted: Lewis Mining Claim
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Elaine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1860

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