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Watch a fascinating panel discussion about the social history of advertising in Melbourne, with rare examples from the Library's collection.
Share the experiences of a front-line soldier, brought to life in this reading of Eric Chinner's WWI letters home.
See words and pictures from the WWI diaries of nurse Alice Kitchen, who sailed with the AIF's first convoy.
Sasha Grishin describes the lithographic process used by ST Gill, the subject of our winter 2015 exhibition, Australian sketchbook.
Watch this intriguing panel discussion led by Kaz Cooke, focusing on one object from the Library's collection: a Victorian-era mourning brooch.
Step inside London’s world-renowned V&A with the museum's keeper of Word and Image, Julius Bryant.
Photographers can get to the heart of a news story in a single shot – hear from experts on photojournalism in Australia and the world.
Colin Holden describes the aristocrats and Grand Tourists in Piranesi's print from Vedute di Roma.