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No 67 Autumn 2001

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The La Trobe Journal

is published by the State Library of Victoria Foundation twice yearly in Autumn and Spring.
Editorial Committee: John Barnes (editor), Sandra Burt (assistant editor), John Arnold, Cathrine Harboe-Ree, Yvonne Hurley, Wallace Kirsop and Jack Moshakis.
Editorial addresses: Editor, The La Trobe Journal, State Library of Victoria Foundation, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000. E-mail: r.j.barnes@latrobe.edu.au Contributions are invited on scholarly topics, and are subject to refereeing.
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All photographs in this number of The La Trobe Journal are from the State Library of Victoria unless stated otherwise. Library photography by the Photographic Section of the State Library.
Front Cover:
Water-colour by S.T. Gill (1818-1880); plate 9, ‘Tin Dish Washing’ in the album, The Gold Fields of Victoria 1852-53, commissioned by the Trustees of the Public Library in 1869, first published in 1982 in Melbourne, by Currey O'Neil in association with the Library Council of Victoria, with an introduction by Michael Cannon. No. H86.7, Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria.
Back Cover
Black-and-white illustration, first published in Illustrated London News, 21 August 1852, illustrating mining on the Turon goldfield in NSW (see p. 24 below); reproduced in coloured lithograph by an unknown artist, Goldgewinnung auf einem australischen Goldfeld, c. 1858-59, probably published in Germany. H99.73, Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria. See the article by Mary Lewis, ‘A German Impression of the Australian Goldfields’.
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The La Trobe Journal
No. 67 Autumn 2001

Contents

From the Editorial Chair 2
Lurline Stuart The Lost Gold Ship 3
Mary Lewis A German Impression of the Australian Goldfields 11
Jim Badger The Dangers of ‘Horrid Democracy’: S. T. Gill's ‘Digger's Wedding’ 15
Peter Dowling Gold in Australia: Image and Text in the Illustrated London News 24
Christine Downer Annotation: ‘Bright Visions of Gold’: A Digger's Kerchief 39
Brian Hubber An Essay on Printing in Gold 45
Sandra Burt Library Profile Marcus Clarke at the Public Library 55
The La Trobe Journal is edited by John Barnes, assisted by Sandra Burt, and is published twice a year by the State Library of Victoria Foundation.
ISSN 1441-3760