The London Printing and Publishing Company [n.d., c.1855].
Steel engraving, sheet 190 x 275mm. 7½ x 10¾".
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay in the state of Victoria, Australia. Geelong was named in 1837 by Governor Richard Burke, with the name derived from the local Wathaurong Aboriginal name for the region, Jillong, thought to mean 'land' or 'cliffs'. During the 1850s gold rush Geelong experienced a brief boom as the main port to the rich goldfields of the Ballarat district. After Henry Winkles (1800 - 1860), from 'Australia' by R. Montgomery Martin.
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