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Dome at Dusk: Canton to Castlemaine

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State Library Victoria

Crn Russell and La Trobe Street

Dome Galleries, Level 5

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Canton to Castlemaine: Chinese miners in Victoria.


The influx of Chinese miners to Victoria from 1854 was felt across rural townships, with approximately 25,000 migrants in Victoria by 1859. Although initially welcomed with curiosity, their occupancy of goldfield sites, along with their religion, culture and language, contributed to developing discriminatory attitudes.

This talk will explore the history and experiences of Chinese migrants on Victoria’s goldfields.

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State Library Victoria

Crn Russell and La Trobe Street

Dome Galleries, Level 5

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Australia

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