New Acquisitions

Dear Friends & Colleagues,

Welcome to our New Acquisitions list for April 2018.

Highlights include Australian children’s book illustrator Peg Maltby’s original watercolours for Pepita’s Baby (1944); the first English edition (second issue) of Kaempfer’s monumental work, The History of Japan (1728); a rare carte de visite of Clara Crosbie, the girl who survived an ordeal in the Australian bush in 1885 and provided inspiration for the artist Frederick McCubbin; an album of pressed seaweed specimens (1860-1880); an archive of late nineteenth century photographs of New South Wales pastoral properties; a group of 1870s photographs of Hawaiian royalty; a German miniature globe (1870) and a Weber Costello globe (1930); a selection of Australian printed ephemera and manuscripts, and much more.

Happy browsing!