From Our Collection

From Our Collection

The Wattle Brooch – fit for a Queen In 1954 Queen Elizabeth made her Coronation Tour of Australia.  To celebrate the visit it was decided to present her with a very special gift – something uniquely Australian. And what better choice could there be than the country’s native flora represented in a spray of precious…

The Flying Parson

The Flying Parson

Leonard “Len” Daniels was born in England in November 1891. Like a great many of his contemporaries, he joined the British Army soon after the outbreak of the First World War. Unlike most of them, Daniels served his country in India. At some point, he asked for and obtained a transfer to the Royal Flying…