Cecil Healy in the dinghy, 'Port Hacking'

An Edwardian Summer: Sydney through the lens of Arthur Wigram Allen

A talent for amateur photography produced extraordinary pictures that offer a fresh insight into the Edwardian years in Sydney

Three hatpins c1900

Forgotten objects – the hatpin

Rarely seen or used today, hatpins were once an essential item for the fashionable lady

Paper ticket entitled 'Special Entertainment', an invitation to Rouse Hill House & Farm

If these walls could talk: Rouse Hill House

On the evening of 28 April 1899 the first act of a concert held at Rouse Hill House finished with a song performed by the jovial host, Edwin Stephen Rouse

In the cupboard, under the stairs: Meroogal and golf

Tucked away in the hall cupboard under the stairs at Meroogal is one of the house's 'unsung' gems: a set of four, hickory-shafted golf sticks