Museum and Art Collectionspaintings, engravings, archaeology, objects of local significance
our objects and ephemera represent some great changes in Parramatta from an early Colonial town, through two World Wars, the development of industry, and the following waves of migration that make up today’s culturally diverse community.
prints, canvases, aboriginal art, colonial portraits
Posts from the Museum and Art Collections
The Heritage Centre recently acquired a richly detailed etching depicting an afternoon lawn bowling game at one of Parramatta’s oldest pubs – the Woolpack Hotel. This etching was completed in 1939 by Geoffrey C Ingleton who was a well-known naval historian, writer,...
It is reasonably common for Mayors and Lord Mayors in Australia to adopt the tradition of wearing the robes of office on special occasions such as formal functions, Council meetings and Citizenship ceremonies. An English tradition dating back to the 1300s, it is still...
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