MMBW Plans of Kew

MMBW PLANS OF KEW Format: Online exhibition Curators: Robert Baker, Judith Scurfield Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW) plans were produced from the 1890s to the 1950s. They were crucial to the design and development of Melbourne’s sewerage and drainage system. The plans included in this online exhibition are part of a large group…

Art of the Lithographer

ART OF THE LITHOGRAPHER Format: Online exhibition 11 November 2020 Curator: Robert Baker This online exhibition showcases seven illuminated certificates and testimonials in the collection of Kew Historical Society. The earliest of these dates from 1882, while the final example is from 1918. The collection also includes other examples, which can be viewed using the…

Kew Illustrated, 1891

KEW ILLUSTRATED, 1891 Format: Online exhibition Venue: Kew Court House 9/2016 – 2/2017 Curators: Robert Baker, Suzanne McWha Digitisation: Andrew Mackinnon At the beginning of the 1890s, the Kew businessman and Town Councillor, Henry Kellett, commissioned J.F.C. Farquhar to photograph scenes of Kew. These scenes included panoramas as well as pastoral scenes. The resulting set…

Exhibitions

CURRENT EXHIBITION Outdoor Leisure Activities – Lawn Bowls, Tennis & Croquet in Kew From Saturday 27 March, exhibitions at the Kew Court House and Kew Library, feature items from the collections of the former Kew Bowling Club (1880-1998), Auburn Heights Recreation Club (1904-1988), and Kew Heights Sports Club (1998-2012). The Court House is open to…