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Caroline Chisholm’s letter and sketch, 15 Nov 1854

17 July at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Free

Join us for a free talk about humanitarian Caroline Chisholm.

On November 15, 1854 she campaigned to the Victorian government to provide cheap and safe accommodation for diggers and their families on the roads to the goldfields. She had toured the goldfields and was horrified by the conditions that men, women and children were living in.

This record is on display courtesy of the Public Record Office Victoria.

Part of the Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories Public Program.

Details

Date:
17 July
Time:
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cost:
Free
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Organiser

Old Treasury Building
Phone:
9651 2233
Email:
bookings@otb.org.au

Venue

Old Treasury Building
20 Spring Street
East Melbourne, VIC 3002 Australia
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Phone:
(03) 9651 2233