The theme for the Poppins Book Nook this month was The Wild West. As we live in Australia, I decided to put an Australian spin on it. Our boys really enjoyed learning about the bushrangers of Australia. Bushrangers were Australian men and some who robbed and attacked carriages, banks, pubs and homesteads during the 18th …

Australian Wild West

The theme for the Poppins Book Nook this month was The Wild West. As we live in Australia, I decided to put an Australian spin on it. Our boys really enjoyed learning about the bushrangers of Australia. Bushrangers were Australian men and some who robbed and attacked carriages, banks, pubs and homesteads during the 18th …

Sidney Nolan, Glenrowan (1946)  Ripolin on board  91.5 x 122.1cm  National Gallery of Australia

Sidney Nolan, Glenrowan (1946) Ripolin on board 91.5 x 122.1cm National Gallery of Australia

Every Picture Tells a Story: Artworks from the National Gallery of Australia convey the history and development of Australian culture. Each double page spread features an aspect of our heritage, including the first Australians, convicts, the gold rush, explorers, a love of the beach and the diversity of the land.

Every Picture Tells a Story: Artworks from the National Gallery of Australia convey the history and development of Australian culture. Each double page spread features an aspect of our heritage, including the first Australians, convicts, the gold rush, explorers, a love of the beach and the diversity of the land.

For Sydney Nolan - Ned Kelly On Tour  Poster from original - acrylic on board via  Flickr jeff hubbard

For Sydney Nolan - Ned Kelly On Tour Poster from original - acrylic on board via Flickr jeff hubbard

Sidney Nolan Ned Kelly 1946  National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Gift of Sunday Reed 1977

Sidney Nolan Ned Kelly 1946 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Gift of Sunday Reed 1977

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