Book, History of Early Gold Discoveries In Otago; Vincent Pyke; 1887; CR2019.113

Name/Title

Book, History of Early Gold Discoveries In Otago

Maker

Vincent Pyke

Maker Role

Author

About this object

A 151 page hard cover book telling the story of early discoveries of gold in Otago including several black and white drawings. This book describes gold mining in the areas of Conroy's, Butchers Dam, Bannockburn, Bendigo, Cardrona, the Arrow River, the Shotover, Arthur's Point and Hartley and Reilly's account of their discoveries.

Medium and Materials

Cardboard
Paper

Measurements

H 225mm x L 225mm x W 150mm

Date Made

1887

Place Made

New Zealand, Otago

Publisher

Otago Daily Times & Witness Newspapers Co Ltd

Publication Date

1887

Publication Place

New Zealand, Otago, Dunedin

Subject and Association Keywords

Printed & published material

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold

Subject and Association Keywords

Mining

Subject and Association Keywords

Goldmining

Collection

From the donation of the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Book

Object number

CR2019.113

Spine Label

History of Early Gold Discoveries In Otago

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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