Old Treasury Building painting of old Melbourne

Old Treasury Building Tour: Early Paintings of Melbourne

 


Date:
Wednesday 19 June 2019
Venue: Old Treasury Building, CBD
Time:  11am-noon
Cost: $10pp

Discover rare and little-known paintingsof Melbourne from the 1840s to the 1870s, like this watercolour (pictured) by Henry Easom Davies (c.1864) depicting the city skyline over the Yarra. The Roy Morgan Research Centre Collection at the Old Treasury Building provides a glimpse into the city’s colonial days as Melbourne transformed from a swamp
town to a city flush with the opulence and wealth of the gold rush era. A must for art lovers and history buffs.

Bookings essential by 12 June.

To book, call 9944 8180 or email clublibrary@racv.com.au