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Each month we highlight some of the State Library’s most iconic and intriguing items. Join us as our Library experts reveal stories and secrets from the vaults.
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

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 1929. Hear about this and other banned books in the Out of the Vaults event.

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

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

Henry Lawson - The man, his Work and the Legend features the life and writings of Henry Lawson (1867-1922), who was one of Australia's most beloved authors, best known for his bush ballads and short stories.

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

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

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, 1579, featured in our 'European Visions of Antarctica' 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 1482, 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.


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