Celebrating History

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Monday, 7th March 2016

The Albany Museum is celebrating our local history.

From the 14th to 18th March, 2016 a talk on the the History Department/Museum will be given each day in the Bowker library followed by a short guided tour of a different collection.
Time: 9:30am (approx 45 min)
Meet: Bowker Library, History Department

The Costumes

Our costume collection includes military uniforms, victorian costume and dresses, infants and childrens clothes, accessories, hats, footware...

The Photographs

Our photograph collection includes daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, negatives and positive photographs of local people, places and interesting events dating back to the 1800s...

The Paintings

Our painting collection includes works by Thomas Baines, Frederick I’Ons, Mary Elizabeth Barber and other local and overseas artists...

The Documents

Our document collection includes personal diaries, letters, deeds and family papers dating to the early 1800s...

The weird and wonderful!

Interesting and seemingly out-of-place objects found in our collections from all over the world include Indian paintings, Chinese textiles and Roman shields...

To make bookings please contact Linda Dyani on 046- 622 2312 or email l.dyani@am.org.za