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Fashion and Forensics

These printed x-rays were done with the assistance of NGV paintings’ conservators who routinely use the technique to discover information...
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Jazz Personalities

The Graeme Bell All Stars in the surf in Tamarama, Sydney, playing their instruments...
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Cohn Bros Green Bottle with Badge

Cohn's introduced green bottles for their lemonade products following the discovery that lemonade was altered when exposed to sunlight. This lemonade bottle, from around 1964...
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Basket from Coleraine

This basket was made using traditional Gunditjmara stitch and would have had possum or kangaroo skin strips...
CV News Blogs
Eureka gets an Online MakeoverTuesday, 2 December 2014
Asa Letourneau from the Public Record Office Victoria talks about new ways of presenting exhibitions online. The Status Quo Public Record Office Victoria (PROV), like many organisations, has traditionally created online exhibitions to promote and engage with researchers with the … Continue reading
Announcing Victorian Collections on TroveWednesday, 15 October 2014
This week we have big news from Victorian Collections, who are happy to announce a partnership with Trove, the Australian search portal behemoth run by the National Library of Australia. This means that collections catalogued on the Victorian Collections website … Continue reading
Diverse Collections in Victoria’s Public GalleriesThursday, 2 October 2014
Today we are featuring four new stories that highlight the diversity of Victoria’s public gallery collections. Developed by the Public Galleries Association of Victoria and the Geelong Gallery, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ararat Regional Art Gallery and Gippsland Art Gallery, … Continue reading
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Flinders Street Station
Love stories from the station – a special post from the Love Stories ProjectThursday, 21 March 2013
It’s been around for more than 100 years and more than 100,000 people pass through it each day, so we’re wondering –  is Flinders Street Station an unsung hero of Melbourne’s genealogy? Back in October  2012 we asked people to … Continue reading
The Landmark at the Heart of the CityWednesday, 20 February 2013
Looking out from under the clocks at Flinders Street Station, you see one of the busiest intersections in the city. Trams and cars roar past, sirens blare and thousands of feet patter by over the gray pavement and up the … Continue reading
Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award
The futureFriday, 16 November 2012
Michal Fargo is back in Israel with a new kiln, a new apartment and a postcard view. Continue reading
Back in IsraelFriday, 16 November 2012
Michal Fargo reflects on the Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award and her time in Australia. Continue reading