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Photographs of family homes of George Washington and Sarah Benson Walker, Tasmania, 1841-1903

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Walker, George Washington and Walker, Sarah Benson Photographs of family homes of George Washington and Sarah Benson Walker, Tasmania, 1841-1903. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Photographs of the family homes of George Washington and Sarah Benson Walker including the Walker's shop in Liverpool Street, where the Savings Bank was first established, where they lived from 1841-1852 (Private Deposit W9/Ph125); Narryna in Battery Point where they lived from 1852-1854; the 'Stone Buildings' on the corner of Macquarie and Murray Streets, which the Savings bank took over, and where they lived from 1855 until George Washington Walker's death in 1859; the new Savings Bank head office in Murray Street where Sarah and the family lived from 1861 until 1872 (after a couple of years in Union Street, Sandy Bay) and the final home of Sarah Benson Walker on the corner of Davey and Antill Streets where she lived with her children from 1872-1903 after James Backhouse Walker decided to study law and resigned from the Savings Bank.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Quaker, Religious Society of Friends, Tasmania, religious history, social history, Australia, James Backhouse Walker, Hobart, photography, photograph, George Washington Walker, Sarah Benson Walker, homes, Savings Bank, Narryna, Battery Point, Macquarie Street, Murray Street, Davey Street, Antill Street, Union Street, Sandy Bay
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement.
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2008 01:30
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 06:13
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/7221
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