Monthly Meeting July 7th 2017

NOTE SPECIAL TIME: 2:00 pm at The Museum

Sunday morning at portsea

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Speaker: Murray Adams, Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Digitisation Officer,

Topic: “The fascinating story of Mr. ROSE” the man behind the Rose Postcards. These thousands of images provide us with valuable records of times and places past. Hear about how Mr. Rose lived for his work and travelled widely to obtain these wonderful views.

Monthly Meeting May 5th 2017

8:00 pm at The Museum

ephemera

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Speaker: Mandy Bede, President of the Ephemera Society of Australia

Topic: Mandy will speak about and show items of ephemera – things of every day life that are not meant to be retained or preserved.

Items of ephemera include such things as tickets, programmes, printed tins and packaging, posters, newspapers and much more.

Sorrento Primary School Visit

“The best excursion in my years at school”

Excitement ran high among the two groups of Grade 1 / 2s from Sorrento Primary School who visited the Museum and Watts’ Cottage last month for our programme The Past in the Present.

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Some of the Class 1/2s at Watts’ Cottage

One of the participants, aged six, announced at School Assembly that it was “the best excursion in my years at school”!

The pictures below tell the story.

Bergliot Dallas 4/12/2016

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