Lost Newcastle - Carol Duncan

The Wallis Album - Carol Duncan & Dr Alex Byrne, NSW State Librarian

March 27, 2019

The Wallis Album

 
After 194 years, a previously unknown album of drawings from 1818, including landscapes and portraits of Aboriginal people from the Newcastle region, returned to Newcastle for a brief exhibition by the State Library of NSW.
 
In this episode, Carol Duncan speaks with Dr Alex Byrne, the NSW State Librarian and Chief Executive, about the significance of the album.
 
[Recorded 2012]
 
 

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