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Australian Goldfields "Shall We Go, or Shall We Not?" Sherer after ST Gill c1853.

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by Sherer, John

Australian goldrush antique print "Shall We Go, or Shall We Not?".."They had come from Liverpool, and having been seized with the general infection, had deserted their ships to pay a visit to the diggings."
 
Original wood engraving by W.A. Nicholls 'from authentic sketches taken in the colony' (by S.T. Gill) for John Sherer’s “The Gold-Finder of Australia - How he went, How he fared, How he made his fortune” published in London circa 1853. London-based Sherer added a descriptive caption to each engraving of ST Gill's sketches of life in the Australian goldfields. 
 
Engraved page measures 22 x 13cm (8.5 x 5 inches). A group of these, framed on the wall, makes an interesting historical collection.

Stock Number: apAgS6Price: $40.00