Traces of long-lost decorative features at Elizabeth Farm provide insights into changing fashions in 19th‑century architecture and design
With its deep, shady verandahs and elegant symmetry, Elizabeth Farm is an iconic early colonial bungalow
This film was digitised as part of a special project to preserve 'at risk' audio-visual archives
The Macarthur children of Elizabeth Farm had fields, gardens and muddy riverbanks to explore
John Macarthur is well remembered as an ambitious and ruthless soldier who forged a powerful colonial farming dynasty.
Elizabeth Farm lists hundreds of employees, from assigned and emancipated convicts to those ‘born free’ in the colony. One significant name remained elusive – the very first. Until now ...