Chronology

Significant events in the history of Kew and Kew East: 1800–1850 Month Year Event 1803 The Charles Grimes survey party moves beyond Dight’s Falls into what was to become Studley Park 1845 The first (successful) and second sale of Crown land in Kew 1846 A third sale of Crown land in Kew 1847 A fourth…

Art and Architecture

The City of Boroondara’s ‘Thematic Environmental History’ (2013) notes that: ‘so strong was the association between Melbourne’s art scene and the suburb of Kew that in 1960, when Vaughan wrote Kew’s Civic Century, he devoted an entire chapter to “the artists of Kew”. By Vaughan’s reckoning, the connection could be traced back to the early 1880s, when…