School & shop, Beaconsfield

Opposite the Grubb Shaft Gold Museum (now Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre) there's a small complex of recreated buildings with miner's cottage, school & shop. The school came from nearby Flowery Gully. I can't remember the origin of the others. The shop is small front building in the above photo. The single-room school is at...

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Miner’s Cottage, Beaconsfield

Opposite the Grubb Shaft Gold Museum (now Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre) there's a small complex of recreated buildings with miner's cottage, school & shop. The school came from nearby Flower Gully. I can't remember the origin of the others. The cottage consists of a single living room at the front (left to right when...

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Press Gallery, Old Parliament House Canberra, including bathroom

More information on Room 89:  Museum of Australian Democracy   Teleprinter room, constructed in the early 1970s (that's what the sign on the "gate" says). Teleprinter room. Teleprinter room. Interview room (used 1983-88 by ABC radio news & current affairs journalists, says a nearby panel). Interview room Interview room Interview room Wall covering, for sound...

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Back Hall, Upstairs, Narryna

Stairs up from back hall. Larger image. Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. Top of the stairs. Hall gives access to servants quarters on the right and continues through to dressing room. From hall to dressing room. Dressing room. Door leads out to the main staircase. Down to entrance hall and public/living...

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Laundry, Narryna and appliances

Larger image Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. (Other rooms are under the Narryna tag.) Wash trough with washboard and mangle/wringer. More photos of mangle below. Air-compressed washing machine, Wolter & Etching. More information on these. These are your standard flat irons. Apply heat. Iron. But these two are gas irons. Put heat inside. Some more information...

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Nursery, Narryna

Larger image Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. According to onsite information, this is one of two adjoining rooms that were used as the nursery. The other is now used as an exhibition room.

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Beechworth Gaol – Left wing and outside

Now the left. The first part of this is much the same as the right wing (really!) so I'll we can mostly skip that bit. Now back down stairs and then to the end of the wing I vaguely remember this might have been a suicide-watch cell. Now I really can't remember what the point...

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