Vincent Kelly and the people of Bendigo at State Library Victoria

Vincent Kelly and the people of Bendigo video https://youtu.be/nHxsxU8Kc2M In 2016 the State Library Victoria received a large donation of glass plate negatives from the studio of Bendigo commercial photographer Vincent Kelly. This collection of photographs dates from the first half of the 20th century and is an important and fascinating record …

Volunteers wanted

Specimen Cottage Interpretation Project We are asking for volunteers who feel they could contribute as a team member to develop one or more of the themes outlined in the plan for Specimen Cottage.  The current extent of these themes is broad. The task of each team will be to provide …

BHS TRIVIA NIGHT Wednesday November 13 7.00 pm – 10.00 pm South Bendigo Bowls Club Palmerston St Bendigo BYO Nibbles. Light Supper. Tea and coffee provided. Drinks available at Bar Prices $20.00 per person Maximum tables of 8 Organize a table of 8 or join others to make up a …

Clock presented to Mr P Cooper

Black wooden mantle clock with pendulum bob made in the U.S.A by the Sessions Clock Company. Mounted on ornate metal feet and decorated with four columns supporting Gothic arches with torch like ornamentation between them and an ornate handle on each end. Round white enamel dial with black numerals and …


The BHS will be conducting history walks on the first Sunday of August, September, November and December at 10.00 am. Cost: $5.00 pp. The first walk will be on Sunday August 4.  Market Square. Tour guide James Lerk. Meet at Specimen Cottage 178 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo at 10.00 a.m.

Annual General Meeting August 2, 2019. TAFE Theatrette, McCrae St. Bendigo at 2.00 p.m. The election of office bearers for 2019 – 2020 will be conducted by Cr James Williams. All Welcome.

Clock presented to Gertrude Perry

Mantle Clock. 1940s 8-day time & strike clock. Veneered case with chrome bezel, silvered hands and numeral and a Cathedral gong. Chimes once on half hour and the number of hours. Complete with pendulum and key. Presentation plaque on front reads “Pres. To Miss Gertrude Perry Mitchell St Popular Girl …

Eye shade

Flesh coloured celluloid eye shade in its original box. “Improved Ventilated Eye Shades. Celluloid. Mace & Haldane. London. No 6694. Right Eye.

Eye Shade

    Flesh coloured celluloid eye shade in its original box. Label “Improved ventilated eye shades No. 6694. Right Eye. Made in England.”

Medicine Spoon

White porcelain graduated medicine spoon. Printed on the side “Graduated Medicine Spoon Registered March 22 1873 S Maw. Son and Thompson London.