Historical information

The Railway Hotel in Creswick later became a hostel for Dutch immigrants just after WW2. It is now demolished.


Paintings by William Tibbits are relatively rare. They are valuable as a record of life in Creswick (and other towns) in the colonial period.

Physical description

Watercolour painting on paper by William Tibbits depicting the Railway Hotel, Creswick, in about 1870.