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Alan Marshall
Alan Marshall
George Luke
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Scope and content: Alan Marshall was an Australian writer, story teller, social documenter and author of 'I Can Jump Puddles'. He was born at Noorat, Victoria, on 2 May 1902. For many years, Marshall lived in Sandringham. A bronze bust dedicated to him stands outside the Sandringham Library in...
Alan Marshall
Alan Marshall
Lubeck, Mrs N.
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Scope and content: Alan Marshall was an Australian writer, story teller, social documenter and author of 'I Can Jump Puddles'. He was born at Noorat, Victoria, on 2 May 1902. For many years, Marshall lived in Sandringham. A bronze bust dedicated to him stands outside the Sandringham Library in...
Beach scene
Beach scene
Traill, Jessie Constance Alicia 1881-1967
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Scope and content: Jessie Constance Alicia Traill (1881-1967), artist, was born on 29 July 1881 at Brighton, Victoria. Around the turn of the century Traill painted with John Mather at the Austral Art School, and a few years later took etching lessons with Mather. In 1907 she studied etching in...
Borough of Brighton
Borough of Brighton
Borough of Brighton
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Scope and content: The Greater Brighton Road District was constituted in 1858. In late 1858, after receiving two petitions, the Government proclaimed the Municipality of Brighton. The municipal status grew as Brighton changed from a seaside town to an outer suburb. It was proclaimed a Borough in ...
Brighton Devastated
Brighton Devastated
Brighton Southern Cross
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Scope and content: At about 4.50pm on 2 February 1918, the so-called 'Brighton Cyclone' struck Brighton. Two tornadoes, followed five minutes later by a third, hit the Bayside suburb with great destruction. With speeds estimated at 320 kmh, the Brighton tornado is possibly the most intense tornad...
Bush Track
Bush Track
Baskerville, Margaret 1861-1930
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Scope and content: Margaret Francis Ellen Baskerville (1861-1930), sculptor, was born on 14 September 1861 at North Melbourne, eldest child of Edgar Arthur Baskerville, ironmonger, and his wife Sarah Francis, nÚe Moseley. Margaret Baskerville studied design, painting and sculpture at the Nationa...
A Cornish Rock
A Cornish Rock
Richardson, Charles Douglas 1853 - 1932
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Scope and content: C.D. Richardson was the son of an academic portrait and figure painter whose family emigrated to Portland, Victoria in 1858. He trained as a painter and sculptor in Melbourne and then later at the Royal Academy of Arts in London where he was known by the nickname æThe Bushrang...
End of summer
End of summer
Richardson, Charles Douglas 1853 - 1932
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Scope and content: C.D. Richardson was the son of an academic portrait and figure painter whose family emigrated to Portland, Victoria in 1858. He trained as a painter and sculptor in Melbourne and then later at the Royal Academy of Arts in London where he was known by the nickname æThe Bushrang...
Hampstead Heath
Hampstead Heath
Richardson, Charles Douglas 1853 - 1932
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Scope and content: C.D. Richardson was the son of an academic portrait and figure painter whose family emigrated to Portland, Victoria in 1858. He trained as a painter and sculptor in Melbourne and then later at the Royal Academy of Arts in London where he was known by the nickname æThe Bushrang...
Land Sale, Marriage Park, 1883
Land Sale, Marriage Park, 1883
Maker unknown
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Scope and content: Between 1880 and 1889 Melbourne underwent an extraordinary boom in real estate prices and land speculation and Brighton underwent most of its expansion during this period. In 1880, there were 870 houses and almost 5,000 residents. Ten years later this had increased to 2,110 ho...
Pathway of Ignorance
Pathway of Ignorance
Richardson, Charles Douglas 1853 - 1932
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Scope and content: C.D. Richardson was the son of an academic portrait and figure painter whose family emigrated to Portland, Victoria in 1858. He trained as a painter and sculptor in Melbourne and then later at the Royal Academy of Arts in London where he was known by the nickname æThe Bushrang...
A quiet pool. On the Thames at Cookham 1882
A quiet pool. On the Thames at Cookham 1882
Richardson, Charles Douglas 1853 - 1932
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Scope and content: C.D. Richardson was the son of an academic portrait and figure painter whose family emigrated to Portland, Victoria in 1858. He trained as a painter and sculptor in Melbourne and then later at the Royal Academy of Arts in London where he was known by the nickname æThe Bushrang...
The Rainbow at Cheltenham
The Rainbow at Cheltenham
Richardson, Charles Douglas 1853 - 1932
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Scope and content: C.D. Richardson was the son of an academic portrait and figure painter whose family emigrated to Portland, Victoria in 1858. He trained as a painter and sculptor in Melbourne and then later at the Royal Academy of Arts in London where he was known by the nickname æThe Bushrang...
Sir Thomas Bent
Sir Thomas Bent
Sir Thomas Bent
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Scope and content: Sir Thomas Bent (1838-1909), politician and land speculator, was born on 7 December 1838 at Penrith, New South Wales, the eldest of four sons and two daughters of James Bent, hotel-keeper, and his wife Maria, nÚe Tomey BentÆs connection with the municipality began in 1861, wh...
Teapot
Teapot
Maker unknown
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Scope and content: In 1983, local resident Edmund James Wright Albury bequeathed his eclectic collection of 150 teapots to Brighton Council, alongside a 'teapot diary' which described each of the teapots in great detail. As an introduction to his diary, Edmund wrote: "Tea, the drink that stimul...
Teapot
Teapot
Maker unknown
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Scope and content: In 1983, local resident Edmund James Wright Albury bequeathed his eclectic collection of 150 teapots to Brighton Council, alongside a 'teapot diary' which described each of the teapots in great detail. As an introduction to his diary, Edmund wrote: "Tea, the drink that stimul...
Teapot
Teapot
Masseys
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Scope and content: In 1983, local resident Edmund James Wright Albury bequeathed his eclectic collection of 150 teapots to Brighton Council, alongside a 'teapot diary' which described each of the teapots in great detail. As an introduction to his diary, Edmund wrote: "Tea, the drink that stimul...
Teapot
Teapot
Maker unknown
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Scope and content: In 1983, local resident Edmund James Wright Albury bequeathed his eclectic collection of 150 teapots to Brighton Council, alongside a 'teapot diary' which described each of the teapots in great detail. As an introduction to his diary, Edmund wrote: "Tea, the drink that stimul...
Teapot
Teapot
Maker unknown
Photographs, etc
Scope and content: In 1983, local resident Edmund James Wright Albury bequeathed his eclectic collection of 150 teapots to Brighton Council, alongside a 'teapot diary' which described each of the teapots in great detail. As an introduction to his diary, Edmund wrote: "Tea, the drink that stimul...
Teapot
Teapot
Goss
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Scope and content: In 1983, local resident Edmund James Wright Albury bequeathed his eclectic collection of 150 teapots to Brighton Council, alongside a 'teapot diary' which described each of the teapots in great detail. As an introduction to his diary, Edmund wrote: "Tea, the drink that stimul...
Teapot
Teapot
Maker unknown
Photographs, etc
Scope and content: In 1983, local resident Edmund James Wright Albury bequeathed his eclectic collection of 150 teapots to Brighton Council, alongside a 'teapot diary' which described each of the teapots in great detail. As an introduction to his diary, Edmund wrote: "Tea, the drink that stimul...
Teapot
Teapot
Mikasa
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Scope and content: In 1983, local resident Edmund James Wright Albury bequeathed his eclectic collection of 150 teapots to Brighton Council, alongside a 'teapot diary' which described each of the teapots in great detail. As an introduction to his diary, Edmund wrote: "Tea, the drink that stimul...
Teapot
Teapot
Belleek
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Scope and content: In 1983, local resident Edmund James Wright Albury bequeathed his eclectic collection of 150 teapots to Brighton Council, alongside a 'teapot diary' which described each of the teapots in great detail. As an introduction to his diary, Edmund wrote: "Tea, the drink that stimul...
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