Collection 2019/1 - Hobart penitentiary exhibit

Hobart penitentiary exhibit - paper scrolls

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AU TAS UTAS SPARC 2019/1

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Hobart penitentiary exhibit

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  • 2019 (Creation)

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1 pdf and 1 mp3

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Hamish Maxwell-Stewart is Professor of Social History at the University of Tasmania. He is using Tasmania's significant convict archives to study intergenerational health issues. For more information see : https://www.utas.edu.au/profiles/staff/history-and-classics/hamish-maxwell-stewart

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Liverpool John Moores University (abbreviated LJMU) is a public research university in the city of Liverpool, England. The university can trace its origins to the Liverpool Mechanics' School of Arts, established in 1823.[3] This later merged to become Liverpool Polytechnic. In 1992, following an Act of Parliament, the Liverpool Polytechnic became what is now Liverpool John Moores University.[4] It is named after Sir John Moores, a local businessman and philanthropist, who donated to the university's precursor institutions. For more informatio : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liverpool_John_Moores_University and https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/

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Face Lab, lead by Professor Caroline Wilkinson, is a research group that carries out forensic/archaeological research and consultancy work, including craniofacial analysis, facial depiction and forensic art. Face Lab specialises in facial identity, population demographics, portraiture and depiction. For more information see : https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/research/centres-and-institutes/institute-of-art-and-technology/expertise/face-lab

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donated by Hamish Maxwell-Stewart

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Collection consists of a pdf of the paper scrolls and a ABC radio interview regarding the Hobart penitentiary exhibit of the average face of 19th century convicts created from archival records.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact Special.Collections@utas.edu.au

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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KS Oct2019

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