Category Archives: History
Three weeks to go till the Centenary of Canberra Car Rally. This unique event, organised by the National Trust in the ACT, includes a scenic drive from Jervis Bay/Nowra to Canberra on Saturday 19 October and a motorcade along Northbourne … Continue reading
The Royal Daimler has been classified as a Canberra treasure in a new book by Betty Churcher, ex Director of the National Gallery of Australia, and artist Lucy Quinn. The book I am referring to is called Treasures of Canberra … Continue reading
News today that William, Kate and George might be heading to Australia to next year. news link Did you know that the Royal Daimler in the Museum’s collection was originally painted in the little prince’s great grandfather, King George’s, colours? … Continue reading
We are very excited about our collaboration with the Royal Automobile Club of Australia, (RACA), in Sydney, who held a motoring gala dinner on 3 July to celebrate Australian motoring history. This red carpet event had it all; fine dining, … Continue reading
The National Museum’s Royal Daimler has made it on television.
Congratulations to all the recipients of the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours Awards. The image displayed is Sir William Dargie’s ‘wattle painting’ of Queen Elizabeth II. This image is part of the National Musuem’s collection and was painted in honour of … Continue reading
Below you can see four additional petrol caps are used to illustrate the type of effect you would get from each treatment.
We had news from another distant relation last week, when the owner of a beautiful 1934 Humber Pullman got in touch after coming across this blog.
I recieved this interesting story from a Project donor this week. I wonder which of the Queen’s cars he sat in?
Last week, we were able to complete another small piece of the Daimler history puzzle…