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Periton, Devonshire, England 1818 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1880

print after

  • Australia from 1839


publisher (organisation)

  • active England 1850s-60s

The new chums arrival on a gold diggings. c.1865
Collection Title: 'Sketches of Australian life and scenery, complete in 12 plates'. London: Messrs Newbold & Co., c.1865
Page: no.11
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: thick smooth white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Affixed with tape to frame backing centre white A4 paper with Rio Tinto details. Affixed to frame backing lower centre rectangular white self-adhesive label inscribed in pen and black ink, 'THE NEW CHUMS ARRIVAL / ON A GOLD DIGGINGS'. Affixed to frame backing lower centre rectangular green and white self-adhesive Comalco label. Affixed to frame backing lower centre rectangular silver self-adhesive CRAFS label.
Dimensions: printed image 19.9 h x 27.8 w cm printed image and text 30.0 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Rio Tinto Limited 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1776
Subject: Australia, Gold rush to industry, 1851-1901
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Rio Tinto Limited, Melbourne, 2014.