29 June 2017, 6:00pm–6:30pm
|Location||Meet in front foyer|
|Accessibility||Has wheelchair access|
Revisit the marvels of the World’s Fair in 1876, in this free Changing face of Victoria exhibition talk.
Ten million visitors attended the inaugural World's Fair – including the Library’s founder, Sir Redmond Barry.
Hear about the wondrous new technologies he would have seen there, like Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone, the first Remington typewriter and the Wallace-Farmer Electric Dynamo, a precursor to the electric light.