Stories Featured stories Australian Inspiration Art and culture This is the story of Julie Paterson, one of Australia’s best known contemporary textile designers, and her design journey of drawing inspiration from the collection. The TAL & Dai-ichi Life Derby Collection Art and culture Discovery Natural world Six volumes of exquisite Australian natural history drawings dating from the first days of settlement. PopularShow AllPopularShow AllPopular Search Topic AnyAbout the State LibraryArt and cultureBehind the scenesCollection itemCurrent exhibitionDiscoveryHistoryIndigenousNatural worldPartnershipsPeopleAnyAbout the State LibraryArt and cultureBehind the scenesCollection itemCurrent exhibitionDiscoveryHistoryIndigenousNatural worldPartnershipsPeople Topic Format AudioBlogImageIn DepthQuick ReadsVideoAudioBlogImageIn DepthQuick ReadsVideo Story Format Search Reset All Andre Breton early Surrealist publications by Geoff BarkerArt and culture Between 1919 and 1930 Andre Breton published experimental texts that defined the Surrealist movement. The Randolph Hughes Collection by Geoff BarkerArt and culture French literature and Pre-Raphaelite works 1800-1950 Decoration and Glass magazine by Sarah MorleyArt and culture Decoration and Glass, a magazine for home builders, architects and decorators has been digitised in colour as part of the Library’s Digital Excellence Program. Australian Photo Review by Geoff BarkerArt and culture The longevity of the Australian Photo-Review marks it as the most significant in terms of insights into the development of photography in Australia 1894 through to the last issue which appeared in December 1956. It is now available online. Building Magazine now online The newly digitised Building magazine is a trove of information about the construction industry. Bringing a rare herbal back to life Collection Exhibition Preservation Read about the conservation treatment this rare book received in preparation for our Planting Dreams exhibition. The Holtermann Collection History People Behind the scenes In 1951, a hoard of 3,500 glass plate negatives from the nineteenth century was discovered in a garden shed in Chatswood. Bushrangers of New South Wales History People Partnerships The stories and songs of the bushrangers shine a light on Australia’s early attitude to crime, family, race and justice.