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Sydney B. J. Skertchly and the Early History of Pleistocene Archaeology at the Queensland Museum (2012)


In 2012 the Queensland Museum (QM) will be one hundred and fifty years old, the third oldest museum in Australia. Interestingly, the QM was probably the first museum in the country to begin to support, but not the first to ignore (or even suppress?), what we would consider today as something approaching prehistoric scientific archaeological research.

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Authors & Contributors
Lambkin, Kevin J.
Barbanera, Marcello
Bennett, Tony
Bont, Raf de
Brusius, Mirjam
Byrne, Dianne F.
Archives of Natural History
History and Anthropology
Journal of the History of Collections
Bulletin of the History of Archaeology
Health and History
Historical Records of Australian Science
Oxford University Press
University of Pennsylvania
School for Advanced Research Press
Societies; institutions; academies
Science and culture
Collectors and collecting
Alder, Anthony
Chapman, Kenneth Milton
Cornu, Hortense Lacroix
Hauser, Otto
Kelsall, Conrad
Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
Time Periods
20th century, early
19th century
20th century
Queensland (Australia)
Great Britain
British Museum
Crystal Palace
Oxford University
Pitt Rivers Museum (University of Oxford)
Fitzwilliam Museum

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