Wednesday, 12 August 2015

New in the History Victoria bookshop

 
An Oak on Maiden Hill: an archaeology of the Victorian goldfields, 1850-1900,  by Ron Southern.
 
 
Water and Gold: interpreting the landscape of Creswick Creek, by Peter Davies, Susan Lawrence & Jodi Turnbull
 

Croydon Inside and Out, by Geoff Arnott, John Hutchinson, Les Hutchinson and Steve McGoldrick.


St Paul’s Cathedral Melbourne. By James Grant
 
See our online History Victoria Bookshop catalogue for further details.
An Oak on Maiden Hill: an archaeology of the Victorian goldfields, 1850-1900. By Ron Southern - See more at: http://www.historyvictoria.org.au/shop/an-oak-on-maiden-hill-an-archaeology-of-the-victorian-goldfields-1850-1900-by-ron-southern#sthash.6KWEY3Gb.dpuf
An Oak on Maiden Hill: an archaeology of the Victorian goldfields, 1850-1900. By Ron Southern - See more at: http://www.historyvictoria.org.au/shop/an-oak-on-maiden-hill-an-archaeology-of-the-victorian-goldfields-1850-1900-by-ron-southern#sthash.6KWEY3Gb.dpuf

New RHSV Patron, the Honourable Linda Dessau

The new Governor of Victoria,  Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau, AM
The Governor of Victoria, Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau, AM, has kindly accepted the invitation of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.  to become our Patron. We will be looking for an opportunity to invite her to the Drill Hall.

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

MacPherson Robertson Exhibition Launch, July 2015

A fun and chocolate-filled occasion was enjoyed by members and others at the recent launch of the new RHSV exhibition, "Nail Can to Knighthood", featuring the private and public life of MacPherson Robertson, the Knight of the MacPherson's chocolate label.  Here are some of the folk who attended.
MacPherson Robertson, centre, listening intently to the formal part of the evening.






 
   

The Exhibition is open each Monday to Friday, 10 am to 4 pm, except Fridays (10 to 3 pm), until 18 December.