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Wish you were here: Historic inscriptions from the North Head Quarantine Station, Manly, NSW

Frederick, Ursula; Clarke, Anne; Williams, Anna

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From the early nineteenth century many of the ships arriving in Port Jackson, NSW were required to undergo quarantine at North Head, Manly. Thousands of people passed through this site during its 150 year history. Historic inscriptions remain as one of the most intriguing archaeological legacies of this period. In this paper we revisit recordings of these inscriptions and consider what they may tell us about the people who inhabited the site. Using contemporary theories on the material culture...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57513
Source: Australasian Historical Archaeology

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