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The Golden Metropolis: Overview

Published Resources

Books

  • Goodman, David, Gold seeking: Victoria and California in the 1850s, Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, 1994. Details.
  • Serle, Geoffrey, The golden age: a history of the colony of Victoria, 1851-1861, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1963. Details.

Journals

  • 'Victoria 150 years of gold. special issue', Victorian Historical Journal, vol. 72, no. 1-2, September 2001. Details.

Newspaper Articles

  • Argus, 24 February 1852, p. 4. Details.
Title
Melbourne's Golden Mile: An education package
Type
Image
Details
Title
Thomas Coggan recalls Melbourne as being a less than golden city
Type
Narration
Repository
Private (Robyn Annear)
Details
Title
Melbourne, VIC (location map)
Type
Map
Details
Title
An agitated Governor La Trobe writes to Earl Grey describing the upheavals caused by the discovery of gold
Type
Narration
Publisher
British Parliamentary Papers
Details
Title
Parliament House
Type
Image
Control
Accession Number: H31987, Image Number: pc002787
Repository
State Library of Victoria
Details
Title
Canvas Town
Type
Image
Date
1850s
Place
Melbourne
Creator
De Gruchy & Leigh
Control
Accession Number: H25127, Image Number: b28555
Repository
State Library of Victoria
Details
Title
Lodging Houses
Type
Extract
Date
22 August 1854
Publisher
Australian National University
Details
Title
Collins Street, Melbourne
Type
Image
Date
1858
Creator
Fauchery, Antoine (1823 - 1861), Daintree, Richard (1832 - 1878)
Control
Accession Number: H84.167/9, Image Number: b22442
Repository
State Library of Victoria
Details
Title
Forecourt of the State Library of Victoria
Type
Image
Date
c. 1864 - c. 1870
Control
Accession Number: H11786, Image Number: a14152
Repository
State Library of Victoria
Details