Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Andrew Lemon discusses RHSV rare books

"Extraordinary Books From Ordinary People"

A lecture presented by Dr Andrew Lemon, President of the RHSV

Harry (Breaker) Morant's copy of Explorations in Australia by John Forrest FRGS 1875
Since its foundation in 1909, the backbone of the RHSV has been the books and papers donated by members of the Victorian public. ‘Ordinary’ people have donated items that have now become extraordinarily rare. The President of the Society, Dr Andrew Lemon, will present this lecture which highlights the character of the collection and its significance for Victoria’s cultural heritage.

Time 12.00- 2.00pm  Tuesday 24th July
 Free Admission. Booking Essential. Bookings can be made at 
or on 9326 9288

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