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HISTORY WALKS 2019

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

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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

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Monthly meeting

2.00 p.m. on Friday June 7 in the TAFE Theatrette, McCrae St Bendigo.Monthly Members’ meeting. All Welcome.Speaker  Racquel Kerr from the Dja Dja Wurrung Corporation.

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Buttonfest Bendigo

  Display of clothing from the BHS clothing collection at the Bendigo Buttonfest today (May 18).   Thanks to the organizers for inviting us to

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Deaccessioning Project 2019

The Collection Management team at the Nolan Street storage facility is about to undertake a Deaccessioning Project. Initial details at link below. Bendigo Historical Society

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Heritage Festival 2019

Two wonderful activities over the weekend organized by the Bendigo Branch of the National Trust. On Saturday a large group of people joined a walking

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From our Collection

Eye shade

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

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Eye Shade

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

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Medicine Spoon

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

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Papier-mâché crumb tray

Papier-mâché crumb tray with wooden brush. Pale green with blue and gold decoration of a large bird, frogs and plants. Papier-mâché was used in the

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