Mingling on the Main Street
G Jenkinson, Street view, possibly Broadway at Dunolly or at Burnt Creek now Bromley, ambrotype photograph, ca. 1861Contributors
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This photo depicts the mining camp of Burnt Creek (now Bromley) in 1861.
Burnt Creek, near Dunolly in central Victoria just north of Maryborough, was a rich gold town where a high proportion of Chinese were known to be working claims.
This photograph is thought to be of the Burnt Creek Chinese Camp, one of the largest in Victoria with about 2000 Chinese living there in 1861.
From the photograph it is difficult to tell the ethnicity of the several men pictured.