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An Archaeology of Institutional Refuge: the Material Culture of the Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney, 1848–1886

Author(s): Penny Crook ; Tim Murray

Year: 2006

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This monograph presents the results of the EAMC analysis of the Hyde Park Barracks assemblage. It concentrates of the underfloor assemblage and examines many details of life in the Women’s Destitute Asylum and Immigrant’s Depot such as smoking, the distribution of religious tracts, the provision of medicinal care, the ‘make-do’ culture of recycled clothing and makeshift tooling, among other topics.

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An Archaeology of Institutional Refuge: the Material Culture of the Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney, 1848–1886. Penny Crook, Tim Murray. Archaeology of the Modern City Series ,12. Glebe, NSW: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 2006 ( tDAR id: 407321) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8KH0QDV



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Spatial Coverage

min long: 151.191; min lat: -33.885 ; max long: 151.229; max lat: -33.859 ;

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Contact(s): Penny Crook

Record Identifiers

ARC Identification Number(s): C00002438

TDAR ID(s): 6822


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