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Ah Toy's Garden: A Chinese Market-Garden on the Palmer River Goldfield, North Queensland (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ian R Jack. Kate Holmes. Ruth Kerr.

The Chinese on the Palmer River goldfield of North Queensland from the 1870s onwards were involved in market gardening as well as mining. This paper examines in detail the history and archaeology of one such garden occupied by Chinese from 1883 until 1934. The results of an archaeological survey of the garden area, including habitation sites, graves and an irrigation system, and excavation of the principal Chinese house-site and several rubbish dumps, are analysed in the context of documentary...

Australian Journal of Historical Archaeology Volume 02
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Archive of papers from Volume 2 of the Australian Journal of Historical Archaeology, published by the Australian Society for Historical Society (ASHA) in 1984.