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Inaugural Coral Thomas Fellowship Lecture

In the early 1830s, surveyor John Helder Wedge collected early south-eastern Aboriginal wooden artefacts from Tasmania and Victoria, now housed in the Saffron Walden Museum in Essex. It has been suggested that Wedge sought the artefacts out of a rare ‘humanitarian’ interest in the Indigenous people. Rebe Taylor, Coral Thomas Fellow, will deliver the inaugural lecture on her recent findings.

The Lone Hand

The Lone Hand (1907-1921), a sister publication to the famous Bulletin (1880-2008), has been digitised and made avai

From Edo to New Holland

History often resists a neat, linear narrative, and this is demonstrated in the Library’s recent acquisition, the Ny