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Scholarly Musings: Madame Weigel

Scholarly Musings
Tuesday 2 August 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

The Woman who Clothed the Australian Colonies

Miles Franklin wrote of her mother’s devotion to Madame Weigel’s patterns and fashion journal, using them to sew for herself, her family and the maid. After discussing this little-known link between these two women, this talk will provide a unique view of nine decades of fashion and everyday clothing in Australasia.

Back to Basics - Indigenous family history research for the beginner

National Family History Month
Wednesday 3 August 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Join us to learn about all the new initiatives to assist you with your family history journey.

Hands-on Ancestry

National Family History Month
Thursday 4 August 2016 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

A practical session with an expert librarian who will show you how to best search Ancestry.

AMAZE Gallery Currently on display

AMAZE Gallery

Friday 1 January 2016 to Sunday 15 January 2017

An ever changing selection of fascinating items from the Library's extraordinary collection.

Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines

The Proclamation Board (1828-1830) is a four-strip pictogram aimed to communicate that those who committed violent crimes, be they Aboriginal  Australian or colonist, would be punished.