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The Australian Sketchbook: Colonial life and art of ST Gill

1 July at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

ST Gill 'Diggers on the road to Bendigo' from State Library Victoria. Put Yourself in the Picture by imagining life on the goldfields.

Samuel Thomas Gill was well-known as ‘the artist of the goldfields’, his many sketches and watercolours depicting the daily life of diggers in search of that elusive metal – gold.
Dr Dianne Reilly AM FRHSV, former La Trobe Librarian of the State Library of Victoria and co-founder of the C J La Trobe Society, draws on the resources of State Library Victoria to illuminate his intriguing life and great talent.

Presented as part of Rare Book Week.


Old Treasury Building
9651 2233


Old Treasury Building
20 Spring Street
East Melbourne, VIC 3002 Australia
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