TLF ID R3052
This is a hand-coloured lithographic print that shows a digger (miner) auctioning his mining equipment at the Eaglehawk gold fields near Bendigo in Victoria. A small crowd is shown gathered around the digger and part of the Eaglehawk tent settlement can be seen behind him. The print is from a watercolour painting by Samuel Thomas Gill and appeared as a plate in Gill's book 'Sketches of the Victoria gold diggings and diggers as they are' published in 1853. The print measures 15.8 cm x 19.5 cm.