Historical information

Taken in Beechworth 1859, this photograph depicts Ford Street looking South West. On the left hand side is now what we know as Beechworth Historic precinct and includes The Gold Wardens office being the first building in view followed by The Chinese Protectors office, The Gold Vault and The Courthouse. The Telegraph station is out of shot in this image.his image of Ford Street is the first council chambers copy known to exist.

Physical description

Black and white rectangular photograph. Image is printed on matte photographic paper.

Inscriptions & markings

Obverse: NO INSCRIPTION Reverse: 2827 AO2827 See Tibbets 'Beechworth Historical Reconstruction page 53" FORD ST BEECHWORTH LOOKING S/WEST 1859