The Macquarie era

Governor Lachlan Macquarie (1762 - 1824), fifth governor of New South Wales, was a man with great vision for a new nation. His leadership during the infancy of the colony is celebrated with a collection of unique manuscripts, pictures, maps and realia.

Chinese export ware punchbowl featuring a scene of Sydney Cove before 1820

[Chinese export ware punchbowl featuring a scene of Sydney Cove before 1820],
Enamelled porcelain, XR10

> See also the Library's exhibition: Macquarie the Governor 1810-1821 catalogue link

The Macquarie era is made possible through a partnership with the Macquarie Group Foundation.

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