Author(s): Ashley Crawford
Acting on its mandate to collect and preserve Victoria's documentary heritage, the State Library of Victoria acquires paintings, maps, diaries and documents that showcase all facets of Victorian life. This work is a celebration of the State Library of Victoria's Picture Collection - the oldest visual documentary collection in Australia.
One of Australia's best known writers, Brenda Niall is the author of four award-winning biographies. She has an AO (Order of Australia) for services to Australian literature Graeme Davison has taught at the University of Melbourne, Harvard University, where he was Visiting professor of Australian Studies, and at Monash University.