A female miner in costume at the Sovereign Hill open-air museum in Victoria, Australia.

Australia artisans recreate gold rush fashions – couture gowns, corsets, crinolines and pantaloons – for living museum

Up to 100 hours of work goes into sewing each replica of a costume worn in the gold-mining town of Ballarat in the mid-19th century at the Sovereign Hill open-air museum – a draw for tourists from China, Hong Kong and elsewhere

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A female miner in costume at the Sovereign Hill open-air museum in Victoria, Australia.
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