Category Archives: Cataloguing

Every day I’m cleaning

The objects that I’m examining at the moment, all from the Baker’s Flat site, are mainly metal. Before I start cataloguing and researching them, I clean them up a bit, but just a bit.¬†Using a soft dry toothbrush, each artefact … Continue reading

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Fido, what have you done with your tag?

Most recently, I’ve been cataloguing and photographing dog registration tags. OK, that’s a bit of a conversation stopper. But bear with me, and read on … The Dog Act of 1860¬†divided South Australia into districts, and compelled all dog owners … Continue reading

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Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to catalogue I go …

Being a trained librarian, I have to admit to a certain excitement when faced with the prospect of cataloguing. Don’t judge me! But do think about this – if you collect lots of data but it doesn’t generate any useful … Continue reading

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