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This is the project archive of an ARC Discovery grant conducted between 2014 and 2018 that explored Sydney’s history as a colonial marketplace at the height of the British empire. It employed emerging digital technologies and pioneering new methods to explore the cost, quality and value of archaeological relics found across Sydney, and underwrite new transnational histories of empire, commerce and consumer culture.
CUGL26374, Transfer-printed Earthenware Blue Type 2 (2002)
Transfer-printed Earthenware Blue Type 2 from the CUGL1994 ceramic assemblage. Pattern: "Willow". (Catalogue Number: CUGL26374)
CUGL26463, Transfer-printed Earthenware Blue Type 9 (2002)
Transfer-printed Earthenware Blue Type 9 from the CUGL1994 ceramic assemblage. Pattern: "Willow". (Catalogue Number: CUGL26463)
Exploring the Archaeology of the Modern City project
The ‘Exploring the Archaeology of the Modern City’ project (EAMC) was established in 2001 by Professor Tim Murray of the Archaeology Program of La Trobe University and Industry Partners, to analyse and interpret the large assemblages excavated from historical archaeological sites which are held in storehouses across Sydney. Funding for the project was provided by the Australian Research Council through its Linkage Scheme. The project gave to the analysis of ten discreet household assemblages...
"For the kitchen or nursery”: The Promotion of Willow and Other Common Transfer-printed Ceramics (2019)
This paper explores the promotion of ‘Willow’ and other common transfer-printed patterns in 19th-century trade catalogues and Australian colonial newspaper advertisements. These ‘usual suspects’ (‘Willow’, ‘Asiatic Pheasant’, ‘Rhine’ amongst others) appear in large numbers on historical archaeological sites across the globe. We know from select trade catalogues and ad hoc advertisements that by 1880s, ‘Willow’ and ‘Asiatic Pheasant’, along with Band-and-line wares, were sold as dinnersets ‘for...
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part V: Buttons As Closures, Buttons AS Decoration: a Nineteenth Century Example From Fort Union (1986)
Between 1829-1865, Fort Union served as the administrative center of the Upper Missouri Outfit of the American Fur Company. After becoming a National Historic Site in 1966, the U.S. National Park Service sponsored four excavations there. Among the thousands of objects recovered were several hundred buttons. In the past, archeologists have been content to describe such mundane without attempting to analyze artifacts; e.g., place them within a social and functional contexts. This paper...