The Historical Archaeology of the First Government House site, Sydney: Further Research

Author(s): Penny Crook; Tim Murray

Year: 2006

Primary Copyright Holder: La Trobe University


This publication presents the results of the EAMC analysis of assemblages at the First Government House site. It includes a discussion of the site’s formation processes and three studies of different aspects of the historical archaeology of First Government House: one, the printing office and additional lead type recovered in Young Street; two, the tablewares and dining equipage of Governors King and Macquarie; and three, the unusual architectural history of the guard house, built c. 1812 and partially demolished in 1838.

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The Historical Archaeology of the First Government House site, Sydney: Further Research. Penny Crook, Tim Murray. Archaeology of the Modern City Series ,11. Glebe, NSW: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 2006 ( tDAR id: 407319) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8PZ5BX2

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min long: 151.19; min lat: -33.872 ; max long: 151.23; max lat: -33.849 ;

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Contact(s): Penny Crook

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TDAR ID(s): 6901


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