Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/9680
Title: Maitland Jewish Cemetery: A Monument to Dreams and Deeds
Contributor(s): Wilton, Janis (author)
Publication Date: 2010
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/9680
Abstract: Maitland Jewish Cemetery was established in the late 1840s and ceased to function as a cemetery in the mid-1930s. This Maitland Regional Art Gallery publication, supported by the NSW Migration Heritage Centre, explores the history of the cemetery and the stories of the people buried there. It highlights the challenges of being Jewish in a colonial frontier town, the commercial and family networks that stretched across the colony and across the oceans, the varied and complex backgrounds of community members, and the significant contributions Maitland's Jews made both to Jewish and colonial life in New South Wales. It introduces individuals and families, is alive with images and invites contemplation about the dreams and deeds that can be imagined by visiting a cemetery.
Publication Type: Book
Publisher: Maitland Regional Art Gallery
Place of Publication: Maitland, Australia
ISBN: 9780980752014
Field of Research (FOR): 210202 Heritage and Cultural Conservation
210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
HERDC Category Description: A1 Authored Book - Scholarly
Other Links: http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/37229927
http://www.migrationheritage.nsw.gov.au/publications/maitland-jewish-cemetery/
Extent of Pages: 75
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School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

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