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  1. Honing drawing skills with cultural collections

    Drawing workshops run by the University of Melbourne Student Union with Museums and Collections on campus are an important means to hone artistic skills. Students in the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/03/29/honing-drawing-skills-with-cultural-collections

  2. “Something with a cow in it”: Dairying in Victoria’s Western District celebrated in a 1907 comic opera.

    In 1914, when playwright Louis Esson exhorted his fellow playwrights to write “authentic” Australian plays, he used the throwaway line “something with a cow in it” …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/05/01/something-with-a-cow-in-it-dairying-in-victorias-western-district-celebrated-in-a-1907-comic-opera

  3. A lost eighteenth-century harp method rediscovered, Michel Corrette’s Nouvelle méthode pour apprendre à jouer de la harpe (1774): A new acquisition for Rare Music

    Published in Paris in 1774, Michel Corrette’s Nouvelle méthode pour apprendre à jouer de la harpe [New method for learning to play the harp] is an …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/03/22/a-lost-eighteenth-century-harp-method-rediscovered-michel-correttes-nouvelle-methode-pour-apprendre-a-jouer-de-la-harpe-1774-a-new-acquisition-for-rare-music

  4. Delius Buys a Gauguin

    Delius, Jelka (1868-1935), Nevermore, Object 1, painting,(n.d),Grainger Museum Collection, University of Melbourne. Here at the Grainger Museum we have a copy of Paul Gauguin’s Nevermore currently …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/02/20/delius-buys-a-gauguin

  5. A not-so-familiar Father Christmas: A Merry Christmas Polka from 1847

    Looking at Christmas music in the Rare Music collection from Victorian-era Britain, I was surprised to see an unfamiliar Father Christmas-figure—a grinning giant—at the head of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/12/20/a-not-so-familiar-father-christmas-a-merry-christmas-polka-from-1847

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