When the DX Lab set out to discover the face of New South Wales they launched an innovative community generated exhibition called #NewSelfWales. They have collected and archived over 12,000 portraits, which are all available to browse on their new website.
Australian journalist and radio presenter, Frederick Spencer Burnell's (1880-1958) was as a special correspondent with the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force during World War One. His recently digitised album contains 99 black & white photographs that documenting this experience.
Dr Mark Ferson, bookplate enthusiast and founding president of the New Australian Bookplate Society, will speak on 'Bookplate making, collecting and use in Australia' putting these important and frequently artistic marks of provenance in both a historical and contemporary context.
Come to this fun, fast and informal event hosted by ABC Radio Sydney’s Cassie McCullough and have your say on which collections the Library should forward for the 2020 UNESCO Australian Memory of the World register.