Henry Gyles Turner, 1910. Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria Collection
Henry Gyles Turner was a foundation member of the RHSV, president of the Melbourne Public Library, big banker, historian and passionate book collector. Dr Andrew Lemon delivered a lecture this afternoon entitled 'Paying a Visit to Henry Gyles Turner, (1831-1920)'. The lecture was one of a series of events organised for Melbourne Rare Book Week 2013.