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20 Spring Street
East Melbourne, VIC 3002 Australia
(03) 9651 2233

July 2019

Browsing the shelves: Books in an exhibition

7 July at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street
East Melbourne, VIC 3002 Australia
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Free

Join Shane Carmody as he describes the story behind the books from the library to be displayed in the exhibition The Invention of Melbourne: A Baroque Archbishop and a Neo-Gothic Architect to be shown at the OTB from 31 July.  Drawn from the library of James Alipius Goold (1812 – 1886), first Catholic Bishop of Melbourne, the books on display are just a sample of one of the finest libraries assembled in colonial Melbourne. Shane will tell the story of…

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