Author: Eleanor Foster

Eleanor Foster is a PhD Student in the Department of Social Anthropology and Research Assistant at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge. Her research explores Indigenous Australian material culture that was collected from pastoral properties in the nineteenth century and is now held in British and European museums. She is interested in the social lives of these objects and the meanings they hold for people today.

Objects as Windows into Colonial Relationships: The Bonney Collection and Pastoral Australia

Nineteenth-century pastoral properties were sites for rich and diverse social interactions where objects played a key role in station life and its cross-cultural and inter-colonial dimensions.

Eleanor Foster

19 March 2024

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