Bathurst District (NSW)

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

Tree of Heaven growing by the Turon River

Masonic altar

Chinese Masonic Society Altar

Cafe pic

Sofala Cafe with artwork


Incense bowl

Bew Chip ledger

Accounts ledge of Bew Chip


Gravestone Bathurst Cemetery

Joss House

Joss House recreation