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The La Trobe Journal No 97 March 2016

Issue 97 of the La Trobe Journal looks at theatrical productions held in Melbourne during WWI and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the publication of Michael Cannon's groundbreaking work The land boomers, including an excerpt from the historian's unpublished memoir.

The issue also includes an article by Mark R Cabouret on the natural history paintings of Neville Henry Cayley exhibited at the 1888 Melbourne International Exhibition, and an item on Carl Pinschof and Elise Wiedermann-Pinschof as patrons of the arts in pre-WWI Melbourne by art historian Andrew Montana.

Julius Bryant from London's Victoria and Albert Museum describes the epic journey of a table owned by the Library's first chief librarian, Augustus Tulk. Finally, Ian D Clark details the pivotal role played by Western District pastoralist and Aboriginal sympathiser James Dawson in the naming of Maroondah Dam in the 1890s.

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