James Brown

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Walter E. Pidgeon, Illustration from The Eureka Stockade by Raffaello Carboni, Sunnybrook Press, 1942, offset print.
Art Gallery of Ballarat, purchased 1994.

Background

James Brown was from the United States of America.[1]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

James Brown leaped down a mineshaft after the Eureka Stockade. He was a sailor who was expert on the rope. He slid down 30 metres to the bottom of the shaft. Some time later he took two hours to climb back up to the surface.[2]

Post 1854 Experiences

See also

James Brown (from Ireland)

Further Reading

Corfield, J., Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.

Townsend. Helen, Above the Starry Frame, Macmillan, Sydney, 2007.

References

  1. Blake, Gregory, To Pierce the Tyrant's Heart, Australian Military History Publications, 2009, p.178.
  2. Blake, Gregory, To Pierce the Tyrant's Heart, Australian Military History Publications, 2009, p.178.

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