February 8, 2013
Arts & literature, Such was life:
The State Library held a Valentine’s exhibition in 1951 which, according to the Report of the Trustees of the Public Library of Victoria, consisted of a small display on a… Read More ›
New DVDs arriving into the collection include the following: Bill Cunningham New York : the New York Times and First Thought Films presents a film by Richard Press. John… Read More ›
February 6, 2013
Buildings & streets, Such was life:
In 1887, Melbourne City Council ordered the renumbering of properties across the city to make houses and businesses easier to find.
February 4, 2013
The Library’s catalogue will be upgraded between 5.30pm Thursday 14 February and 10am Saturday 16 February. During this time the Library’s catalogue will still be available to search. However,… Read More ›
February 2, 2013
Arts, New books, Painting, Visual arts:
Nice to see the new-book’s trolley starting to fill up again: Sydney Long : the spirit of the land by Anne Gray The haunting images of Australian artist Sydney… Read More ›
February 1, 2013
Politics, Such was life:
The Library’s Riley and Ephemera Collection houses ephemera from a wide range of Victorian political and community organisations, including their badges (otherwise known as buttons or pins).