Seven And Eight Claims, South Monkland, Queensland [Gympie, Gold Mining]
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Seven And Eight Claims, South Monkland, Queensland [Gympie, Gold Mining]

c1860s. Albumen paper photograph of a drawing, titled in image lower centre, captioned in pencil on backing below image, 9.6 x 13.6cm. Laid down on old backing.

Caption reads “Gympie Qld, known as Nashville.”

The North Queensland town of Gympie was previously named Nashville, “after James Nash, who discovered gold in the area in 1867.” In 1868 the name was changed to Gympie, a derivation of an Aboriginal word gimpi-gimpi, meaning ‘stinging tree.’ Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL199-28

Price (AUD): $880.00  other currencies

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