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Photograph of gravestone of Sarah Benson Walker, West Hobart, Tasmania

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Walker, Sarah Benson Photograph of gravestone of Sarah Benson Walker, West Hobart, Tasmania. [Image] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Photograph of gravestone of Sarah Benson 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: 'Sarah Benson Walker, Widow of George Washington Walker - Died 26th of 8th Month 1893. Aged 81 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, Sarah Benson Walker
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Quaker Collection
Photograph Collection
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2011 23:42
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:23
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