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[Heaphy, Charles] 1820-1881 :The New Zealand gold field, discovery of gold near the source of the Kapunga Stream, Coromandel, about 40 miles from Auckland. Illustrated London news, 1853

Reference Number: E-372-f-034-2

Five miners working on flat land by a stream bed, with a 'long Tom', a cradle and shovels. There are low cliffs behind the men, with dense native bush, including tree ferns. A tent is on the bank to the right

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wood engravings, related to Charles Heaphy, Thames-Coromandel District and Gold mines and mining - New Zealand - Waikato Region.

Part of:
Illustrated London News :[Scrapbook of clippings relating to New Zealand 1860s], Reference Number E-372-f (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Wood engraving, 150 x 230 mm (top corners rounded). Horizontal imageSingle art work

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