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Prospectors Collection

Background imageProspectors Collection: Klondike Gold Rush

Klondike Gold Rush
THE KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH - the stream of prospectors making their way across the Chilcot Pass on their way to the diggings

Background imageProspectors Collection: Land prospectors, Newfoundland, Canada

Land prospectors, Newfoundland, Canada

Background imageProspectors Collection: Canada Newfoundland land prospectors early 1900s

Canada Newfoundland land prospectors early 1900s

Background imageProspectors Collection: Welsh Gold Prospectors early 1900s

Welsh Gold Prospectors early 1900s

Background imageProspectors Collection: Welsh gold prosepctors

Welsh gold prosepctors

Background imageProspectors Collection: Night Scene in Australia, Gold Diggers

Night Scene in Australia, Gold Diggers
A Night Scene Australia, Gold Diggers playing cards and drinking Date: 1853

Background imageProspectors Collection: Two fortune seekers, one man shovelling up washed up dirty water into a cradle

Two fortune seekers, one man shovelling up washed up dirty water into a cradle, another man pouring water while rocking it all the time

Background imageProspectors Collection: Denison Gold-Mines 1888

Denison Gold-Mines 1888
Gold prospectors washing and testing tailings at Denison mines. Date: 1888

Background imageProspectors Collection: GOLD PROSPECTORS

GOLD PROSPECTORS
Gold prospectors in California Date: 1849

Background imageProspectors Collection: GOLD PROSPECTOR / COLORADO

GOLD PROSPECTOR / COLORADO
Gold prospectors at Leadville, Colorado Date: 1881

Background imageProspectors Collection: KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH

KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH
Prospectors buying stores at Victoria, British Columbia, before setting out for the Klondike Date: 1898

Background imageProspectors Collection: Gold Dredging at Kyebi (Kibi), Ghana, West Africa

Gold Dredging at Kyebi (Kibi), Ghana, West Africa Date: circa 1912

Background imageProspectors Collection: Gold mining camp in America

Gold mining camp in America
A mining camp on a North-west American river Date: circa 1860s

Background imageProspectors Collection: Digging for gold in British Guiana (now Guyana)

Digging for gold in British Guiana (now Guyana). Placer washing as carried out by the tributor or Port Knocker. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageProspectors Collection: Illustrated London News cover - the Diamond Diggers

Illustrated London News cover - the Diamond Diggers
Front cover of The Illustrated London News showing two diamond diggers in South Africa, in the valley of the Vaal river, Orange Free State

Background imageProspectors Collection: Mania / Depositing Plans

Mania / Depositing Plans
Railway prospectors depositing their plans at the Board of Trade, on Sunday 30 November Date: 1845

Background imageProspectors Collection: Prospectors in Australia rejoice at finding gold at last

Prospectors in Australia rejoice at finding gold at last. Date: 1850s

Background imageProspectors Collection: Gold prospectors on the way to Coolgardie, Australia

Gold prospectors on the way to Coolgardie, Australia
Gold prospectors on the hundred-mile journey to Coolgardie in Western Australia, some with carts, others pushing wheelbarrows. Date: 1850s

Background imageProspectors Collection: Skagway, Alaska

Skagway, Alaska. In 1896, gold was found in the Klondike region of Canadas Yukon Territory. On July 29th, 1897, the steamer Queen docked at Moores wharf in Skagway with the first boat load of

Background imageProspectors Collection: The Burra Burra copper-mine in South Australia

The Burra Burra copper-mine in South Australia, showing the surface operations. 1848

Background imageProspectors Collection: Gold rush in New South Wales, Australia

Gold rush in New South Wales, Australia
Loading a horse with necessities for a months encampment at the gold digging site, Ophir, near Bathurst in New South Wales, Australia. Date: 1851

Background imageProspectors Collection: Skaguay, Alaska, USA

Skaguay, Alaska, USA
Skaguay (Skagway), Alaska, USA Date: circa 1902

Background imageProspectors Collection: The Klondike in Colour

The Klondike in Colour
Prospectors on their way to the Klondike : camping at Dyea, the starting point for the crossing of the Chilkoot Pass to Dawson Date: 1899

Background imageProspectors Collection: Gold Mining in California

Gold Mining in California. Date: 1871

Background imageProspectors Collection: Southern Africa - Gold Prospecting

Southern Africa - Gold Prospecting
Working underground in a South African goldmine - using a machine drill Date: 1907

Background imageProspectors Collection: Canada - Typical Mining Scene

Canada - Typical Mining Scene
British Columbia, Canada - Typical Mining Scene showing two prospectors blowing black sand from placer gold. The word placer refers to the alluvial deposits in modern or ancient stream beds

Background imageProspectors Collection: Gold prospectors at Coolgardie, Western Australia

Gold prospectors at Coolgardie, Western Australia
Gold prospectors at Coolgardie in Western Australia -- the streets were filled with swagger and riot. Date: 1850s

Background imageProspectors Collection: Speculation, 1845

Speculation, 1845
The Railway Mania sets off a wave of speculation throughout Britain : disreputable people from the streets set themselves up as financial prospectors

Background imageProspectors Collection: Australian Gold Miners

Australian Gold Miners
Gold panning in Australia

Background imageProspectors Collection: Klondike / Nome July 1900

Klondike / Nome July 1900
Prospectors crowd Front Street, Nome, Alaska, at the height of the gold rush

Background imageProspectors Collection: Gold Prospectors / Canada

Gold Prospectors / Canada
Prospectors extracting gold- bearing ore, Klondike

Background imageProspectors Collection: Gold Prospectors

Gold Prospectors
IN SOUTH AFRICA prospectors examine gold found close to the surface

Background imageProspectors Collection: Gold prospectors and families in camp, Australia

Gold prospectors and families in camp, Australia
Prospectors and their families panning for gold in Australia

Background imageProspectors Collection: Gold prospectors panning in Australia

Gold prospectors panning in Australia
Prospectors panning for gold in Australia



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