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Amateur whaling, or a tale of the Pacific

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Baby and a dog on a sailing ship

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Burning of the barque INDIA

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Carte des Indes Orientale

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SPIRIT OF AUSTRALIA

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Swimming Gala poster featuring Beatrice Kerr

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Opening 'Guardians of Sunda Strait' in Houston

28 Mar 2017

It’s been a busy few days here in Houston with museum’s Guardians of Sunda Strait exhibition. All the objects and their labels have been successfully and safely installed in their showcases or on display panels and all the graphics have been applied to the walls.

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A world of wildlife: From the desk of Bailey

23 Sep 2016

When I first came to work here, my human colleagues had strict instructions never to let me inside the actual museum. Ha! That didn’t last long. My furry charm worked its magic, and today , after I’d had my bath and was all squeaky clean, I was invited to review our exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

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Harold Cazneaux: Fame and family

12 Sep 2016

If you weave your way through the imagery and beautiful photographs in Through a different lens – Cazneaux by the water, you’ll notice that 1937 was a big year for Australian photographer Harold Cazneaux: the culmination of a forty-year career that corresponded with the dawning of the Australian nation, and an emerging national consciousness.

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Little shipmates: Seafaring pets

31 Aug 2016

Cats, dogs, monkeys and birds have been cherished on board ships for as long as people have made sea voyages. In a life from which children and families are usually missing, and are often very much missed, pets provide a focus for emotions and affection.

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Treasures of the American Collection

06 Jul 2016

Where else can you see a President’s signature (Abraham Lincoln), a Queen’s signature (Victoria R), rare books and etchings, and a seventy-year-old gardenia in one place – but in the USA Gallery of the museum!

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