AustLit logo
Issue Details: First known date: 1937... 1937 Edward Hammond Hargraves : Man Who Unlocked Door of Australia's Hidden Treasury
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

This, the twentieth in a series on pioneers and explorers, tells of Edward Hammond Hargraves who discovered gold at Bathurst and made his discovery known to the government of New South Wales. This is a sketch of his life, of the goldfields, and also tells of the discovery of the Welcome Stranger, Blanche Barkly, Viscount Canterbury and Poseiden nuggets; the largest found in Australia.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Queenslander 12 August 1937 Z1725627 1937 newspaper issue 1937 pg. 3,36
Last amended 5 Oct 2010 16:23:55
  • Torres Strait Islands, Queensland,
  • Bathurst, Bathurst area, Bathurst - Orange area, Central West NSW, New South Wales,
  • Clunes area, Clunes - Maryborough - Dunolly area, Ballarat - Bendigo area, Victoria,
  • Mount Alexander, Bendigo area, Ballarat - Bendigo area, Victoria,
  • Ballarat, Ballarat area, Ballarat - Bendigo area, Victoria,
    Powered by Trove