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Format: 21/11/2018
Format: 21/11/2018

Paintings from the Collection

Saturday 6 October 2018 to Sunday 31 October 2021
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More than 300 original artworks from the Library’s unique collection of landscape and portrait paintings.

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The Collectors’ Gallery

Saturday 6 October 2018 to Sunday 31 October 2021
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Sculpture busts, miniature portraits, ceramics, coins, medals, cutlery, teacups, typewriters, convict bricks and much more!

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Henry Beaufoy Merlin event photo
Today

Curator Talk: The life of Henry Beaufoy Merlin

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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In the 10 years preceding his death in 1873, Henry Beaufoy Merlin transformed himself from a theatrical showman into one of Australia's most important photographers. Join our curator, Geoff Barker, for a lunchtime talk on Merlin’s fascinating life.

 

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Book with magnifying glass

Doctoral Discovery Day

Friday, 23 November 2018 - 10am to 4pm
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Designed for first year doctoral candidates, or those about to embark on this type of degree, the Doctoral Discovery Day is a day to learn about the practicalities of using the Library and its services.

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Author Talk: Patrick Mullins

Saturday, 24 November 2018 - 2pm to 3pm
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William McMahon was a significant, if widely derided and disliked, figure in Australian politics in the second half of the twentieth century. This biography tells the story of his life, his career, and his doomed attempts to recast views of his much-maligned time as Australia’s prime minister.

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A young girl holding her art creation

Kate and Jol Temple's talk will put a smile on your dial and the laughs will continue with hilarious craft.

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Movie poster for Beggars of Life

Louise Brooks plays a freight-train hopping runaway who dresses in a flat cap and trousers to escape capture by the police.

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