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Rouse Hill House & Farm
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78
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3,395
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Dec 5, 2017 Resources digitised by Sydney Living Museums
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This selection of digitised resources comes from the  collection of Sydney Living Museums' historic house museum, Rouse Hill  House & Farm. The house at Rouse Hill was occupied by six generations of the Rouse and Terry families from its  construction in the early 1800s until the late 1990s, when it opened as a museum. Each generation has left its mark, barely erasing the evidence  of those who lived there before but instead adding to it, forming a richly...
Topics: Rouse Hill House & Farm, Rouse Family, Terry Family
Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection
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70
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14,051
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Dec 5, 2017 Resources digitised by Sydney Living Museums
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The Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection specialises in the history of house and garden design and interior furnishing in New South Wales, Australia, from 1788. The strength of our collection lies in its wide range of formats, including architectural pattern books, architectural fragments, wall and floor coverings, manufacturers’ trade catalogues and sample books, garden ornament, fittings (including curtain and blind hardware, door and window furniture), soft furnishings and...
Topics: house and garden design, interior furnishing, New South Wales
Domestic Sheet Music and Manuscripts
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224
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6,455
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Nov 14, 2017 Resources digitised by Sydney Living Museums
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This selection of digitised resources comes from the collections of Sydney Living Museums’ historic house museums and the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection . The collection includes domestic sheet music and manuscript transcriptions either as single pieces or groups of pieces bound together into volumes by their owners. Much of the music is dated and inscribed and reflects the musical taste, skills, pedagogy and networks of early Australian colonists and their children and...
Topic: Sheet Music
Trade Catalogues
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66
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15,328
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Nov 7, 2017 Resources digitised by Sydney Living Museums
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This selection of digitised resources consists largely of items taken from the collection of trade catalogues held by the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection, Sydney Living Museums. The collection includes trade literature related to house and garden design and interior furnishing, as well as building materials, house fittings, and hardware. It comprises publications from merchants and manufacturers in Australia, England, Scotland, the United States, and Europe, as well as...
Topics: Trade Catalogues, Trade Catalogs