Historical information

An early black and white photograph of the Golden Bower mine camp in the Cumberland Valley in Victoria.

Significance

An early black and white photograph taken at the Golden Bower Mine in the Cumberland Valley in Victoria.
The Golden Bower gold mine was a quartz reef mine.
William Edward Chester discovered the Golden Secret gold vein which became part of the Golden Bower Mine at Chesterville near Donovans Creek on the Cumberland goldfield which he mined with George Locke until the late 1930s.