As we look towards commemorating the centenary of World War I and Australia’s role in it, the Library’s rich collection of servicemen and women’s precious albums, letter collections and keepsakes sent back from the war come 'Out of the Vaults' - Monday 11 November 2013
James Joyce's Ulysses was banned for blasphemy and obscenity in the UK in Hear about this and other banned books in the Out of the Vaults event.
Miniature of Eleanor Elizabeth Stephen, c. 1855, to be featured in 'Miniatures' Out of the Vaults event, Thursday 17 October 2013. Bookings: http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/events/events_talks/events/out_of_the_vaults_miniatures.html
Florence Rodway portrait of Henry Lawson Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales
Death mask of Henry Lawson, ca. 1922 by Nelson Illingworth, featured in 'Henry Lawson: The Man and the Legend' Out of the Vaults event
Henry Lawson, 1915 / photographer William Johnson featured in 'Henry Lawson: The Man and the Legend' Out of the Vaults event
Handcoloured map of the Americas by Abraham Ortelius, featured in our 'European Visions of Antarctica' Out of the Vaults event
The world through the eyes of Francesco Berlinghieri in featured in our 'European Visions of Antarctica' Out of the Vaults event.