Bathurst 8

Chinese-Bathurst district history in 8 objects

[Click here for an historical overview]

Approaches to history can be varied and a good way is through the tangible and the visual. This presentation of 8 objects in Chinese-Bathurst history is designed to convey some of the depth and diversity of Chinese-Australian history in such areas as Bathurst district that go well beyond its goldfields origins.

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Neck yoke among Chinese artefacts Bathurst Museum
Tree of Heaven growing by the Turon River
Chinese Masonic Society Altar

Sofala Cafe with artwork
Incense bowl
Accounts ledger of Bew Chip
Gravestone Bathurst Cemetery
Joss House recreation