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With your generous support we’ll be able to conserve, prepare and interpret these unique works, and place them on permanent display for the first time in the State Library’s history.
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Sydney — Capital New South Wales was painted around 1800, most likely in England from drawings made in Sydne
This is one of the earliest oil paintings depicting the town of Sydney from what is now East Circular Quay.
The children depicted in this painting are Thomas (b. 1816) dressed in black, William Sloper (b.
As one of the founders of the Heidelberg School and well known for his iconic Australian landscapes, Tom Roberts is o
Archivists from the historic Yulgilbar Castle in the Clarence Valley, northern NSW, have recently identified the woma
Cityscapes, seascapes, studies of Sydney Harbour and interiors
In the early 19th century travelling menageries, along with the fairground and travelling theatres and circuses, were
The 1860–61 exploration led by Robert O’Hara Burke and William John Wills is one of the most famed events in Australi