[Gold chest belonging to Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, c.1851-1855]

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[Gold chest belonging to Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, c.1851-1855]

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SAFE/DR 157

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1xqZRVGY

[Gold chest belonging to Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, c.1851-1855]

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[Gold chest belonging to Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, c.1851-1855]

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[Gold chest belonging to Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, c.1851-1855]

Date

c.1851-1855

Call Numbers

SAFE/DR 157

Record Identifier

1xqZRVGY

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Objects - 48 specimens of gold-bearing rock in wooden chest - Chest 35.4 x 20.6 cm. - Chest - wooden, brass-bound with hinged lid and on one side the number '1318' on white paper. Recessed rectangular brass plate on lid with the engraving: 'Sir T. L. Mitchell'. Movable brass handle is attached to on...

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Specimens are in two forms as follows:
Rocks: 32 specimens, mostly quartz, varying in colour, shape and texture. Most have light concentrations of gold: a few heavy concentrations. Four are in small boxes. Specimen 42 consists of three minuscule samples individually wrapped in blue paper with the following respective legends in ink: 'From one ba...

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[Gold chest belonging to Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, c.1851-1855]

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Exhibited in

Nelson Meers Foundation Heritage Collection

Dixson 60

For Auld Lang Syne: Images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation

Artefact or Fiction: Curriculum highlights, 20 April 2018 to 19 April 2019

Artefact or Fiction: Curriculum highlights, 18 April 2019 to 20 April 2020

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SAFE/DR 157

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1xqZRVGY

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457907

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