Middle class (Other Keyword)
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Datasets from Queen Street created by Sarah Hayes for the Suburban Archaeology Project.
Suburban archaeology: approaching an archaeology of the middle class in 19th century Melbourne
This multi-disciplinary Australian Research Council-funded project is jointly held by La Trobe University, University of Melbourne and Deakin University. It engages archaeologists, historians and museologists in an investigation that places material culture at the centre of understandings of suburban middle-class life in Australian cities. The project responds to recent work on consumption, identity, and class formation about the need to investigate the material conditions of the urban middle...
Viewbank Artefact dataset (2008)
Viewbank Homestead (PhD Research)
PhD research undertaken on the material culture of the Martins, a wealthy middle-class family in nineteenth-century Melbourne. The artefact assemblage used for this research was recovered by Heritage Victoria between 1996 and 1999 from the site of Viewbank homestead, in Heidelberg, Melbourne. Viewbank was home to Dr Robert and Mrs Lucy Martin and their six children from 1844 to 1874. In analysing the assemblage, this PhD is particularly concerned with the close relationship between material...