Thomas HAMGeorge STAFFORD, Gold digger of Victoria. Enlarge 1 /1

Thomas HAM

England 1821 – Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 1870


  • Australia from 1842


India 1820 – Beechworth Asylum, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia 1896

print after

  • Australia from 1851

Gold digger of Victoria. 1854
Collection Title: The gold diggers portfolio. Melbourne: Thomas Ham, 1854.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Place Published: Melbourne: Thomas Ham

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 14.9 h x 9.9 w cm plate-mark 16.0 h x 12.0 w cm sheet 22.5 h x 14.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.645
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria Australia, Gold rush to industry, 1851-1901
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Spencer Scott Sandilands, Melbourne, February 1986.