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Making connections with students at St Nicholas Tamworth.
Allegoria sull’impero Inglese (An allegory of the English Empire) is a fine example of persuasive cartography that adds to and complements the Library’s extensive map collection.
This exquisite portrait of a young man at Parramatta named Toulgra (also known as Bull Dog) was drawn by Nicolas-Martin Petit, an artist on French explorer Nicolas Baudin’s expedition to Australia.
Senior Curator, Geoff Barker, shares a rare album of early Nauru photographs compiled by T. H. Cude.
Maggie Patton, Manager of the Library's Research and Discovery team, shares a rare religious text from the first half of the sixteenth century.
A recent acquisition by the Library provides a fascinating insight into the feuds and grudges of colonial New South Wales.
The Library recently acquired a broadsheet advertisement published in London in 1839.
New to the collection is this series of photographs by Jamie James, capturing some of the various Sydney Survival Day gatherings.
A recently digitised book in the Library’s collections offers are rich resource of information about Sydney’s diverse suburbs and their characteristics from 100 years ago.
Despite difficult financial circumstances Eliza Thurston became an award-winning painter.
The Library is in the process of acquiring the archive of architect John Andrews, comprising thousands of drawings and architectural plans, photographs and job correspondence.
An extraordinary chapter in the story of navigational texts - Agostino Cesareo’s manual for navigating the South Seas.
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