Article ID: CBB001210569

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

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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.
Journals
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
Publishers
Oxford University Press
University of Pennsylvania
Fanlac
School for Advanced Research Press
Concepts
Archaeology
Museums
Societies; institutions; academies
Anthropology
Science and culture
Collectors and collecting
People
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
Places
Queensland (Australia)
Australia
Great Britain
Egypt
France
Greece
Institutions
British Museum
Crystal Palace
Oxford University
Pitt Rivers Museum (University of Oxford)
Fitzwilliam Museum
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