The New Chums Arrival On A Gold Diggings. S T. Gill, Brit./Aust.
The New Chums Arrival On A Gold Diggings
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The New Chums Arrival On A Gold Diggings

c1865. Hand-coloured lithograph, text including title below image, 23.6 x 28.3cm. Cropped top margin. Framed.

Text includes “Distance lends enchantment to the view is exquisitely verified in the opinion a new arrival, or in Colonial parlance, a New Chum…a young gentleman remarks in a colonial song: ‘I’ve got to work with all my might, and throw up nasty clay, if my mother could but see me now, whatever would she say.’” From the collection Sketches of Australian Life & Scenery: Complete in 12 plates, London: Messrs Newbold & Co., c1865. Held in NGA.

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Item #CL194-29

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