The art of the collection
Author: State Library Victoria with Richard Aitken, Leigh Astbury, Ashley Crawford, Graeme Davison and Brenda Niall
Publisher: The Miegunyah Press in association with State Library Victoria
Available to read in the Library
The art of the collection is a celebration of State Library Victoria's Pictures Collection – the oldest visual documentary collection in Australia.
Works of some of our most celebrated and talented Australian artists from the collection are showcased in this book, including Eugène von Guérard, John Glover, Frederick McCubbin and Albert Tucker.
Paintings, maps, diaries and documents provide a rich visual history of Victoria, from past to present.