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Inspired by the Museum s collection

07 05 2014  By Nicole Balmer A10073 Dress silk maker unknown Australia c 1850 1855 Collection It was gold rush day at my daughter s school One of the most exciting days of her year damper making tent building and gold panning all without even leaving the playground The most exciting part though was the chance to dress up.

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Social History Museum

To preserve in our Museum memorabilia of Pentridge and Coburg To encourage in our local schools an interest in Coburg History.2000 items 3 000 photographs his bluestone building on the register of Victorian Historic Buildings houses a range of local history material including extensive records of early land transactions in Coburg and Pentridge photographs of the district and of

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First land release at Intrapac s Kinley Lilydale quarry

15 10 2018  The property opened in 1878 by Dame Nellie Melba s father David Mitchell sits next to Box Hill Institute s Lilydale Lakeside campus The heritage precinct for the Kinley development by

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Vale Dame Joan Sutherland 1926 2010

15 10 2010  Collection Powerhouse Museum Photography by Nitsa Yioupras The passing of the great Australian soprano Dame Joan Sutherland this week was a very sad event and her influence on Australian musical culture will be sorely missed However she also left a great legacy for those that had the privilege to know her and train and perform with her.

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The Old Museum

From 1891 to 1930 the Old Museum Concert Hall was the main venue for concerts in Brisbane including recitals by Dame Nellie Melba and Ignaz Paderewski In 1899 works were carried out to enable the Queensland Museum to be transferred to the building The Museum reopened to

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Coldstream

Best known as the place where Australia s most famous opera singer Dame Nellie Melba lived Coldstream is also the gateway to the Yarra Valley wine region Learn about Dame Nellie s life and connection to the area in a fascinating exhibition at the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum and see her Coombe Cottage residence where it stands on the juncture of the Maroondah and Melba highways.

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Filling a big hole in the property market

And at the other splays the expansive maw of Cave Hill quarry From the quarry s northern lip we peer down 120 metres In the fog softened distance below darting eastern spinebills and hardy vegetation clinging to the pit s scarred edges are yellow trucks the size

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Melbourne Is Getting a New Suburb in the North East

08 06 2017  A new suburb dubbed Cave Hill is being planned on the historic site of an old quarry in Melbourne s north east The quarry which ceased operation in 2015 has a 120 metre deep pit that covers about 25 hectares.

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Life at Wagga Wagga in 1909 Nellie Melba s Back Blocks

30 06 2016  nellie melba museum A journalist and historian for many years I have studied Dame Nellie Melba and written articles books and given talks about her I established the first website int he world dedicated to Melba and still maintain it today as a virtual museum View all posts by nellie melba museum

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Archives

Local museum with over 4 000 photographs and several books on the Hills District for purchase The museum conducts local area tours for adults and children Guest speakers are available Research facilities for local and family history are also available.2 000 items 4 000 photographs Tool collection very goodcomplete set of wood working tools.

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David Mitchell Master Builder Businessman 1829 1916

David Mitchell was born in Scotland in 1829 After completing a stonemasonry apprenticeship he arrived in Melbourne in 1852 Rather than join the goldrushes he set up business in Richmond as a building contractor His first major contract was for the masonry for St Patricks Cathedral in 1856 and from then on his business thrived as Melbourne building boomed as a result of the gold.Mitchell

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Old Museum Building Brisbane

From 1891 to 1930 the Old Museum Concert Hall was the main venue for concerts in Brisbane including recitals by Dame Nellie Melba and Ignaz Paderewski In 1899 works were carried out to enable the Queensland Museum to be transferred to the building The Museum reopened to

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Model of Quarry Hill flats in Leeds among items on display

03 09 2021  Home Model of Quarry Hill flats in Leeds among items on display as Leeds Museums and Galleries celebrates 200th birthday Built in the 1930s and full of radical features like a state of the art

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Inside the Collection

18 05 2011  The 19th May 2011 marks the birth of one of Australia s greatest performers Dame Nellie Melba Perhaps the most internationally renowned Australian performer in the period before the Second World War Dame Nellie Melba was recognised as one of the worlds greatest sopranos with her fame living on to the present day.

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Intrapac starts new 2bn suburb

21 10 2018  The quarry was first opened in 1878 by David Mitchell father of Dame Nellie Melba and was until 2015 the oldest lime quarry in the country in continuous operation for 137 years Comprising of five neighbourhoods Kinley s proposed masterplan STCA includes a vibrant village centre cafes and public space playgrounds childcare a community centre and a vertical school.

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5 Historic Homes You Really Must Visit

23 03 2019  Mulberry Hill Baxter There is a museum on site and the restaurant has excellent afternoon teas and meals Some of the dishes pay homage to the diva such as Peach Melba Melba Toast and Melba Sauce 1871 built from squared basalt blocks hewn from a local quarry.

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Melba Gates restoration will honour Lilydale history

28 10 2019  Sitting in the heart of Lilydale the stone wall was originally commissioned in 1927 by Dame Nellie Melba in honour of her father David Mitchell The wall was made from Cave Hill quarry stone but overtime has since suffered from wear and tear.

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Housing mooted for Bundoora quarry following expected

08 02 2018  A 162.7 hectare former Lilydale Quarry once owned by Dame Nellie Melba s father David Mitchell also exchanged recently to a consortium including BRW

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The Ukulele Craze Inside the ..

04 06 2012  But Hawaiian music and ukuleles were very popular in Australia during the 1920s and 1930s and remained so until the 1950s This ukulele from our collection was made in Hawaii in the 1930s by Jonah Kumalae a prolific and famous maker who is credited with creating the first ukulele craze when his ukuleles were exhibited at the 1915 Panama

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Newsletter

President Trish Hill 0432 689034 Editor Trish Hill 0432 689034 Museum Bookings Trish or Sue 0414 703204 Est May 1979 Roy Dowle was born in 1893 the first child to harles and Madeline Dowle nee Dominish and siblings included

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trams Old Museum Stories

21 08 2016  There was nothing my friends and I liked more on a weekend than to catch the tram to the Centenary Pool then follow it up with a visit to the Old Museum There were usually 5 or 6 of us no adults and we would spend hours exploring the nooks and crannies of the old Gothic building in Gregory Terrace or playing on the Mephisto Tank that stood like a guardian at the main entrance.

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Sydney Meanderings Town Hall sculpture

22 10 2012  Remember Nellie Melba Recessed into the southern wall of the Main Hall of Sydney Town Hall is a bas relief inscribed Remembering Nellie Melba by Arthur Murch Murch was a former engineer who had changed careers and after studying painting and

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Will Davies

DAY FIVE Healesville RACV Club depart Yarra Glen morning tea Coombe Cottage home of Dame Nellie Melba Yarra Ranges Regional Museum Visit Healesville Distillery for tour and tastings Devonshire morning tea at Yarra Glen Tour of Melba Estate and lunch on site Presentation at Yarra Ranges Regional Museum re Melba etc Check in to accommodation.

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Ten Foods and Drinks You Probably Didn t Know Were

13 08 2019  Most of the world doesn t think of Britain as a food hub much less London as a cuisine capital However it might surprise you to know some of the world s favorite foods and indeed some of the UK s most well known dishes were invented right in London Drinks appetizers entrees and desserts can all call the

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Dame Nellie Melba funeral Opera star s incredible

14 11 2016  DAME Nellie Melba was famous for owned a cattle station there before she was born and established business interests including a quarry a dairy and a bacon curing factory at Cave Hill

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The Dame in the tropics Nellie Melba

Melba s presence gives the small town of Marian an icon around which to build its story Melba House which was to be demolished has now become the heart of Marian s new role as a heritage town in the Pioneer Valley and acts a museum to Melba in the 1880s The town remembers Nellie Melba and indeed the town lived in Melba s own memory.

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Dame Nellie Melba Nellie Melba s Back Blocks Tour 1909

Nellie Melba s Back Blocks Tour 1909 Melba 1909 Back Blocks Tour Lismore is a busy bustling major service centre The Richmond River Historical Society and its museum is housed in the former Lismore Council offices and is a hive of Everywhere the scenery is spectacular with deep green valleys and rocky outcrops strewn along the hill

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Melba Gates restoration will honour Lilydale history

28 10 2019  Sitting in the heart of Lilydale the stone wall was originally commissioned in 1927 by Dame Nellie Melba in honour of her father David Mitchell The wall was made from Cave Hill quarry stone but overtime has since suffered from wear and tear.

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Grandeur Old Museum Stories

21 08 2016  1950s 1960s Exhibition hall Queensland Museum beautiful buildings broken windows buses Centenary Pool grandeur heat neglect quiet RNA school excursions Spring Hill Baths trams Previous post Stand and observe Next post Some memories of working at the Old Museum

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Londown Under

Londown Under Your guide to Australian London Australian London Encounters London has many sites of historical and contemporary connection with Australia For example this stained glass window to Dame Nellie Melba in the Musicians Chapel in the Church of St Sepulchre without Newgate Holborn.

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Old Museum

25 09 2021  Part of its interior was dedicated to a concert hall in which Dame Nellie Melba performed on a few occasions and which still hosts performances today its auditorium largely unchanged from Nellie s day In 1900 the Queensland Museum

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Mount Morgan Argus Issue 18/8 22 October 2015 by Mount

08 10 2015  Music connects the Ages 1911 McKelvie family portrait Chas Hill Mount Morgan The McKelvies their descendants Dame Nellie Melba in Mount Morgan.

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Museum with Melba in mind

10 07 2012  Museum with Melba in mind DAME Nellie Melba was one of Australia s legendary performers ran the lime quarry and was responsible for the Royal Exhibition Building.

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A history of Coombe Kingston upon Thames

19 03 2019  Dame Nellie Melba Australian soprano and the most famous singer of the Victorian era lived in Coombe House Devey Close in 1906 a blue plaque commemorates her time here She would later name her Melbourne home Coombe

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Lavers Hill

Lavers HillMelba Gully Great Otway National Park Known as the Jewel of the Otways this is one of the wettest places in the state with an annual rainfall of over 2000mm The gully has prolific plant growth and is a dense rainforest of Myrtle Beech Blackwood and Tree ferns with an understorey of low ferns and mosses.

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Old Museum Building

From 1891 to 1930 the Old Museum Concert Hall was the main venue for concerts in Brisbane including recitals by Dame Nellie Melba and Ignaz Paderewski In 1899 works were carried out to enable the Queensland Museum to be transferred to the building The Museum reopened to

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Newsletters

Newsletters Newsletters are distributed regularly to all members Join the Association and receive the full versions of these newsletters. June 2021 Life Membership for Kath Lonergan Paradise LostThomas Griffiths Wainwright ValeHugh Richard Walduck Flash Jim By Kel Richards the Remarkable Captain James Kelly of Van Diemen s Land archaeological evacuation on the Menzies Centre

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A Visit to the Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art

09 05 2016  The Escoffier Museum is open every afternoon from 2 6pm 7pm in July and August as well as Wed and Sat 10 12 in July and August It is closed on public holidays and 24 31 December and closed the whole of November It costs 5€ for

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Old Museum Stories Sharing stories about the old museum

11 08 2019  The museum galleries were lit with electricity for the first time in their history only in August 1948 On 14 August 1945 World War II ended Ivor recorded the receipt of that news A unique day in our history and in my life Peace was officially announced at 9.30 this morning and at the museum we received the news with joy.

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Reconstructing the Specimens and History of Howe Quarry

24 06 2020  INTRODUCTION Howe Quarry is one of the most enigmatic and famous single dinosaur sites in the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation It was discovered sometime in the 1920s on the land of Barker M Howe north of Shell Wyoming and brought to the attention of Barnum Brown in 1932 by Nellie Austin a local fossil enthusiast Brown 1935a .

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A history of Coombe Kingston upon Thames

19 03 2019  Dame Nellie Melba Australian soprano and the most famous singer of the Victorian era lived in Coombe House Devey Close in 1906 a blue plaque commemorates her time here She would later name her Melbourne home Coombe Cottage.

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Social History Museum

To preserve in our Museum memorabilia of Pentridge and Coburg To encourage in our local schools an interest in Coburg History.2000 items 3 000 photographs his bluestone building on the register of Victorian Historic Buildings houses a range of local history material including extensive records of early land transactions in Coburg and Pentridge photographs of the district and of

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