Archive for the ‘In the gallery’ Category

There’s a chair in there

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Chifley's chair (photo: Lannon Harley)

Curator Jen Wilson and the team have been hard at work installing the Provisional Parliament House exhibit in our Land of Opportunity module.


‘It’s not a Cobb & Co.!’

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

The thoroughbrace coach once used by RJ Nowland on his mail and passenger runs on the Liverpool Plains. (Photo: George Serras)

Who built the coach in our Gunnedah exhibit? Curator Isa Menzies explains why it’s not that simple.


Trading places

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Trading boards from the Brisbane Stock Exchange. (Photo: Jason McCarthy)

These trading boards from the Brisbane Stock Exchange were among the first objects to be moved into the Landmarks gallery. Daniel Oakman, curator of our Expanding the Economy module, reflects on their history.