Kōrero: Otago region

Alexandra and Clyde, 1863 (2 o 3)

Alexandra and Clyde, 1863

A year after the first gold was discovered on the Dunstan, ‘Hartley or lower town’ (soon to be named Alexandra, at the river junction) and ‘Dunstan or upper town’ (Clyde, in the distance) feature in this sketch of the Clutha River basin. Two gold miners carrying swags and tools are heading for the diggings.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: C-103-103-1
Pen and wash sketch by Francis Edward Nairn

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Gold and development', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/22648/alexandra-and-clyde-1863 (accessed 24 June 2021)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015