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Photograph of gravestone of James Backhouse Walker, West Hobart, Tasmania

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Walker, James Backhouse Photograph of gravestone of James Backhouse Walker, West Hobart, Tasmania. [Image] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Photograph of gravestone of James Backhouse Walker taken in the Quaker (Society of Friends) Burial Ground established in 1836 at Mellifont Street, West Hobart, Tasmania until it was closed in 1912. The gravestones have been moved to the edge of what is now the Friends' Park, a recreational park and children's playground. Inscription reads: 'James Backhouse Walker, eldest son of G.W Walker - Died 4th of the 11th Month 1899. Aged 58 Years'.

Item Type: Image
Keywords: Quaker, Religious Society of Friends, Tasmania, Religious history, social history, Australia, gravestone, burial ground, west hobart, cemetery, mellifont street, friends park, James Backhouse Walker
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2011 23:11
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:23
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/12062
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