From Our Collection

From Our Collection
Sampler 1834 Maria Darling

This sampler is one of the oldest pieces in our collection.  It was worked by Maria Darling in 1834.  Unfortunately, we don’t know who the young lady was or how…

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When Men Wore High Heels

When Men Wore High Heels
King Louis XIV

The Interesting Story of High Heels and How They Were Originally Meant for Men Just like the weird story of how pink was once considered a masculine color while blue…

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The Long-gone Industries of Concord (Pt.3)

The Long-gone Industries of Concord (Pt.3)
AGL, Mortlake

Industries of Mortlake  - Cabarita Australian Gas Light Company Concord's most significant industrial complex was also one of its earliest. The Australian Gas Light Company was established in Sydney in…

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Women Who Changed the World

While much of the world is seen as a ‘man’s world’, there’s no doubt that women have had a huge influence in just every field in history, you just don’t…

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Prince Alfred Park

Prince Alfred Park
Cleveland House

Bounded by Chalmers Street, Cleveland Street and Central Railway, Surry Hills, Prince Alfred Park played a major part in Sydney’s early history. Prior to the arrival of Europeans this area…

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