"This winter scene depicts Goldenville in the early 1860s. The town's existence was based solely on the gold mining industry and for a time it thrived." Painting is one of a series by Purcell on display at the Museum of Industry and donated by WMC International Limited - Americas Division and Western Mining Corporation, Australia.
Artist: Joseph Purcell
Credit: Museum of Industry
Reference: Museum of Industry no. I95.86.07
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