皇家告示 : 嚴令謹慎火燭 Huang jia gao shi : yan ling jin shen huo zhu

Metadata

Place
Melbourne
Subject
Category
Publisher
John Ferres, Government Printer
Keywords
Gold miners
Gold prospecting
Current holder
Link
Series number
CH Pic 418
Item number
4809688
Access rights
Digitised
Rights
Out of Copyright
Country of origin
Language
Period of reference
1864
Description from source
1 broadside on linen ; 76 x 49 cm.

Also Titled: Royal board : restriction order : careful with fire and candles

A rare Chinese-language item relating to the Gold rush period in Victoria. A government proclamation warning Chinese merchants and diggers on the dangers of open fires. The proclamation announces the need for such a warning because of the increasing number of Chinese on the diggings.
Physical format
Books
Pamphlets
Bibliographic citation
Place of Publication
Melbourne