Thursday, 4 May 2017

'Hatches, matches and despatches' exhibition

From https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/ahf_event/hatches-matches-and-dispatches/
The St Helens History Room is pleased to invite you to the opening of its latest exhibition as part of Australia's National Trust's Heritage Festival in May.

Sunday 21 May 2017
From 1pm

St Helen History Room
61 Cecilia Street

RSVP by Wednesday 17th May 2017 by email: historyroom@bodc.tas.gov.au

This latest exhibition displays a range of costumes from the History Rooms textile collection. There are a beautiful christening and child's dresses representing the 'hatches' section. Then there is a lovely 1908 satin wedding dress from the Reid family, symbolizing the 'matches' part of the display and lastly, there is two exquisite mourning costume from the Bailey collection, signifying the 'despatches' part of the exhibition. There is also a range of images from the photographic archives own display in printed and digital format for your viewing entertainment.




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