‘Don’t pray for rain, dam it!’: A brief history of water conservation in Victoria
Senior Curator Linda Short turns to our recently re-imagined Changing face of Victoria exhibition for insight into the state’s relationship with water over the decades.
Treasures of the Library: the magic of blow books
In this episode of Treasures of the Library, Senior Librarian Dominique Dunstan conjures up three examples of blow books from the WG Alma conjuring collection.
The History of Marginalia: curator's pick
Learn about the historic practice of marginalia and Anna Welch's favourite example found in the Library’s collection.
A history of coffee in Melbourne
Discover the history of our city’s long-term affinity with the latte with curator Linda Short.