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Lucien Henry, 'Verandah pillar, entablature and railing' bookplate, c1890

This is a bookplate designed by French-born artist and designer Lucien Henry in Sydney between 1889 and 1891, and rendered in watercolour and gouache over a pencil design. The illustration at the left of the bookplate includes an open-work column of letters that form part of the phrase 'ADVANCE AUSTRALIA', topped by a capital ...


Lucien Henry, 'Frontispiece' bookplate, c1890

This is a 'Frontispiece' bookplate designed and rendered by French-born artist and designer Lucien Henry in Sydney between 1889 and 1891. It is in watercolour and gouache over pencil, pen and ink, and the image features a neoclassical-style architectural structure decorated with Australian flora and fauna. The foreground ...


'Your house and mine', 1954 - asset 8

This is a clip taken from a 22-minute colour documentary made in Melbourne, Victoria in 1954 titled 'Your House and Mine'. A voice-over in a poetic form describes 'the way we built our homes' as music plays in the background. Some features of Victorian-era architecture are mentioned. There are brief references to Victoria's ...


German Arch in Melbourne, 1901

This is a sepia-toned photograph of the German Arch, erected as part of the celebrations to mark the opening of the first parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901. It includes two tall Corinthian columns on either side of the street, topped by German eagles and German flags. Between the columns, a large oil painting ...


Dr Victor Chang's artificial heart valve, 1991

This enlarged colour photograph shows the artificial heart valve pioneered by Dr Victor Chang (Yam Him). Known as the St Vincent's Heart Valve, it is seen from the front and shows a pivoting disc surrounded by a thin metal exterior. It is held between gloved fingertips in front of what appears to be a diagnostic computerised ...

Teacher resource

Using 'Multiplying and dividing with arrays' - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea includes a teacher’s reflection on teaching R11453 'Multiplying and dividing with arrays - unit of work' with her mixed ability class. The unit explores the concepts of multiplication and division, integrating digital and non-digital resources, and offers students a range of visual, written and mental ...


Land Mines - A Love Story, 2004: No more pretty shoes

This clip shows Afghan couple Shah and Habiba, who both lost limbs as a result of treading on landmines. Shah describes how during the war in Afghanistan between the Mujaheddin and the Soviet Union, when both sides used landmines, he planted the devices. Habiba says she wants a pair of pretty shoes but has to make do with ...