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Creative representation of John Wagstaff: © Roar Film

Creative representation of Bess Ward: © Roar Film

Illustration: Mary Ann Wagstaff
Family archive: Lynne & Ray Spark collection - Pencil drawing of Mary Ann Wagstaff

Archival photo: Pack Tan Chee Ah Tan
Family archive: Lynne & Ray Spark collection - Archival photo of Pack Tan Chee Ah Tan

Archival photo: Jessie Violent Tann
Family archive: Lynne & Ray Spark collection - Archival photo of Jessie Violent Tann

Archival photo (detail): Private E.W. Spark
AWM: Portrait of 2043, Private E.W. Spark, MM, Australian Provost Corps H06216

Ray Spark
Still from Interview - © Roar Film

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John Wagstaff: Illustration: gold fields
State Library Victoria: Mount Alexander gold diggings, Australia SLV - Copyright free

Bess Ward: Archival photo: early Brighton / Pontville
TAHO: Pontville AUTAS0016125426700

Mary Ann Wagstaff: Illustration: ladies smoking opium club
State Library of Victoria. Delightful dissipation.-the ladies' opium-smoking club

Ah Tan: Archival photo: Pack Tan Chee Ah Tan
Family archive: Lynne & Ray Spark collection - Archival photo of Pack Tan Chee Ah Tan

Jessie Violet Tann: Archival photo: Jessie Violet Tann
Family archive: Lynne & Ray Spark collection - Archival photo of Jessie Violent Tann as older woman (with hat)

Ernest Spark: Archival photo: Seymour training camp
AWM: new recruits at Seymour training camp P08299.002

SONGLINES

Song: The Vandemonian Lag

Composer: © Mick Thomas

Performed by: Glenn Richards

THEMES

Family Story 1

Wagstaff convict records CON18-1-13_00132_L
TAHO: CON18-1-13_00132_L

All other images from Wagstaff family archives

Family Story 2

Waggers – Roar creative representation
Roar Film

GOLDSPRING1
Images donated by Female Convict Research group. Women featured: Goldspring

SELMA at Bothwell
Allport Museum and Library of Fine Arts (TAHO): AUTAS001131820649

MARY ANN PENCIL DRAWING
Lynne Spark family archive

PACK TAN CHEE
Lynne Spark family archive

Opium_den_chinatown_original
Wiki Commons - This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

Life on the Goldfields

GD67-1-9-00128
Hobart Jail mugshots

GOLDFIELDS 06 376px- Nerrena_Fossickers_in_the_Creek_Nerrena
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800PX CHINESE_ON_STAGECOACH_TO_GOLDFIELDS
Wiki Commons - This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

PROSPECTORSHUT_DARGO
Wiki Commons - This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

Marrying Chinese

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Castlemaine History Society

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Castlemaine History Society

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Castlemaine History Society

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Castlemaine History Society

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Castlemaine History Society

A piece of land

AN_AUSTRALIAN_GOLD_DIGGINGS
Wiki Commons - This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

Miner's Right_Samuel Calvert 1860
National Gallery of Australia NGA 83.3327 - Out of copyright

Old Lags

James Harper, per S.R. [i.e. Sir Robert] Peel, taken at Port Arthur, 1874
National Library of Australia: James Harper, 1874: nla.pic-an24612822

Dennis Dogherty, per Aurora, taken at Port Arthur, 1874
National Library of Australia: Dennis Dogherty 1874: nla.pic-vn3096343-v

Convict – Funt 1985_P_0104
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston: 1985_P_0104

Portrait of James Saunders, convict at Port Arthur, Tasmania, 1874. Photographer unknown 1985_P_0083
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston: 1985_P_0083