Archaeology and Rock Art in the Dampier Archipelago

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These reports were commissioned by the National Trust of Western Australia, and made possible in part by AMERICAN EXPRESS through a program of the WORLD MONUMENTS FUND. Written by Dr Caroline Bird, MA (Cantab.), MA (STS) (Deakin) , PhD (West.Aust.) and Sylvia J Hallam, MA, FAHA (Fellow of the Australian
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1915 Western Mail War Souvenir

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National Trust Chair the Hon Michael Murray AM QC said the publication reflects the first year of Australia’s participation in WWI and includes an outstanding collection of images, commentary from leading identities and surprising advertisements produced for the1915 souvenir Christmas edition.   “The content presents extraordinary detail about the Western
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Sharing our Stories

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understanding the principles of heritage interpretation, and the role it plays in community development the processes of heritage interpretation the production of heritage policies, strategies and projects writing applications for grant funding to pay for the costs of skilled assistance and production. Download Sharing Our Stories
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Wolston House

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Wolston House in Wacol Brisbane is one of the oldest existing farmhouses in Brisbane. Constructed during 1852 for Doctor Stephen Simpson, one of Queensland’s first magistrates, its history is the story of change on the fringes of Brisbane city – from pastoralism to agriculture and dairying and finally to heritage
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Labassa

Labassa

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By the 1880s, Melbourne was one of the wealthiest, most glamorous cities in the British Empire. Between 1885 and 1890, nine or ten buildings were completed in the city centre each week, many of them sic to twelve storeys high. This heady decade opened with the completion of the Royal Exhibition Buildings, designed in the Renaissance revival style. In 1888-89 the Centennial Exhibition was staged there, a momentous event that signified Melbourne's high artistic, economic and social achievements. It was at this time that A. W. Robertson commissioned the architect J. A. B. Koch to transform Sylliott Hill into the opulent mansion Ontario. If the Royal Exhibition Building was Melbourne's public expression of confidence at this time, then Ontario, now known as Labassa, was a private one."
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The Story of Como House

The Story of Como

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Read the fascinating story of Como, its notable succession of occupants and their luxurious lifestyles in this landmark Melbourne house. The ninety five year occupancy by the Armytage family provides a rich insight into the social history of Melbourne’s upper class. This 20 page book features historic and contemporary illustrations and is an
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Light in the Window

A Light in the Window

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Drawing heavily on primary sources, this book  brings to life the story of James and Mary Harper who built Harper’s Mansion and the Surveyor-General Inn in Berrima in the 1830s. BUY NOW
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Rivers of Emotion

Rivers of Emotion

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Edited by Susan Broomhall and Gina Pickering. An emotional history of the Swan and Canning Rivers is supported through funding from the Australian Government’s Your Community Heritage Program Please be aware that this booklet includes images and names of deceased people that may cause sadness or distress to Aboriginal and
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Art at the Academy

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A year of exhibitions at the Woodford Academy 2014/2015
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National Trust House Series – Norman Lindsay Gallery

Written by Helen Glad This guide book provides a history and description of the Norman Lindsay Gallery, preserved as the home of Norman Lindsay and presented as a gallery and grounds containing a selection of his varied works. It includes descriptions and illustrations of sculptures,artworks,ship models,vases and literary works.Historic photos
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