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Gold in New Zealand. Alluvial Gold-Mining antique print c1853.

Gold in New Zealand. Alluvial Gold-Mining antique print c1853.

by The Illustrated London News

Antique print of the New Zealand Gold Field near Auckland, New Zealand, c1853.

NZ goldfield antique print. Engraved illustrations of Conference of Lieutenant-Governor Wynyard and native chiefs, in Coromandel Harbour, and Discovery of Gold near the Source of the Kapanga Stream, about forty miles from Auckland.

Wood engraved illustrations and descriptive text (completed on reverse) on the New Zealand gold rush events at the time of publication in "The Illustrated London News" on December 3, 1853 (with later hand-colouring, which adds to the decorative appeal of these images). "The Illustrated London News" was a illustrated periodical newspaper that circulated newsworthy items from around the world.

Page size is 39 x 27cm (approximately 15.25 x 10.5 inches).

 

Stock Number: apNZg465Price: $99.00

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