Historic colour in the home

Colouring the past can be both exciting and challenging.

This webinar explores the many sources found in the Caroline Simpson Library that can bring colour to the homes of past. Join Dr Matthew Stephens as he looks at paint charts, hand-coloured illustrations, trade catalogues, wallpapers, and textiles in his search for colour.

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Children's nursery

Animals in our Houses

A Parade of Animals in Nurseries, with Michael Lech

Books in Miss Macleay's room, Elizabeth Bay House

Reading the House Library

An exploration of MHNSW’s Rare Book Collections, with Dr Matthew Stephens