Model of the Welcome Nugget discovered in Victoria in 1858

Made by Unknown (person) in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1858-1885.
Public interest in the gold rushes of the 1850s had not flagged by the 1880s, when this Museum was in its infancy. The Welcome Nugget and a few other very large lumps of gold had acquired almost legendary status and represented the ultimate 'get …
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