‘A Sea of Beige’
Colour in the Australian Home, with Michael Lech
How do we perceive our homes of 19th and early 20th centuries: were they dark, gloomy places, overstuffed with furnishings in a series of muddy colours?
Nothing could be further from the truth! Resources from the Caroline Simpson Library will uncover a ‘riot’ of colour used in Australian homes of the past.
Talks & webinars
The many sources in the Caroline Simpson Library that can bring colour to the homes of past, with Matthew Stephens
A Parade of Animals in Nurseries, with Michael Lech
The self-help books of the 19th century, with Marina Grilanc
An exploration of MHNSW’s Rare Book Collections, with Dr Matthew Stephens