We have purchased 8 new cabinets for our museum and will be taking this opportunity to reorganise the museum making it easier for visitors to understand fully our Journey Through Time. During this time we hope to be able to photograph and index all articles and artefacts .
New additions to our research library :
Southland - The Search for Spices maps 1513 - 1811
James Cook - The Complete Prints and Maps 1773 - 1784
Prints Paintings Ephemera 1773 - 1951
Travel and Exploration III (2013)
Travel and Exploration IV (2014)
Antique Maps 1522 - 1850
All Edited and Published by Louis P Kissajukian and Susie Kissajukian
Sydney Cemeteries: a field guide by Lisa Murray
Refining at Kurnell The Caltex Story by Gary Lester
New additions to our Art Collection:
Fred's Boat Shed - Artist Fred Matson
Yowie Bay Wharf - Artist Fred Matson, painted 1909.
We have received 33 artworks from The Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre of local scenes or by local artists, some are dating from the 1970's or later. Artists include Helena Gibson, Ethel Jagelman, Fay Joseph, Laura Stark, William Golding, Margot Vaughan, Bill Mitchell, Robert Wilson and Otto Kuster. Many are award winning works and represent an important part of the development of the local art scene.