"Life on the Bend" a social history of Fishermans Bend

  • Heritage

"The underlying thread to the social history was that life here was so intimately linked with the landscape, with its ever-present sand and wind, and with the proximity of the Bend to a growing capital city".

Helen Doyle, News, Life on the Bend, Context website,http://www.contextpl.com.au/news/life-on-the-bend/

A talk by Dr. Helen Doyle historian and author, on aspects of the social history of Fishermans Bend and her recent publication, Life on the Bend : A Social History of Fishermans Bend, Melbourne, published by Context Pty Ltd. for the Fishermans Bend Task Force, Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning, 2017.

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Image: Fishermans Bend, Albert Tucker 1914-1999, photographer., 1930-1945, Albert Tucker Photographic Collection, Heide Museum of Modern Art & State Library of Victoria.

Location

Emerald Hill Library & Heritage Centre
198 Bank Street
South Melbourne
Vic 3205
Australia

Cost

Free

Bookings

Telephone: 9209 6795

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