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La Trobeana - Friends of La Trobe’s Cottage annual lecture


2019, May 23
Susan Priestley, ‘La Trobe’s Gold and Silver Testimonial Pieces’.

2018, September 18
Lorraine Finlay, ‘Eliza Nelson and Dr John Singleton: eventful lives in colonial Victoria’. incidents in the lives of two remarkable colonial memorialists’, Vol 17, No 3, November 2018, 24-32.

2017, May 9
Simon Ambrose, ‘Heritage and the National Trust: an eye to the past, plans for the future’.

2016, May 5
Irene Kearsey, ‘La Trobe’s First Immigrants: the 1839 voyage of the David Clark’, Vol 17, No 2, July 2018, 16-21.

2015, May 5
Tim Entwisle, ‘Passion for Plants’.

2014, April 29
Madonna Grehan, ‘Mrs Walas is “ded and beried”: birth and other perils for women in mid-nineteenth century Victoria’, Vol 13, No 3, November 2014, 10-18.

2013, July 16
Martin Purslow, ‘Breathing New Life into Historic Properties’.

2012, August 15
Rod Home, ‘La Trobe’s ‘honest looking German’: Ferdinand Mueller and the botanical exploration of gold-rush Victoria’, Vol 11, No 3, November 2012, 9-16.

Anna Murphy,’ In search of three-leaf clovers: Charles La Trobe and threatened species recovery in Victoria’, Vol 11, No 3, November 2012, 17-20.

2011, April 27
Linda Young, ‘Welcome to our House: managing the historic house museum’.

2010, August 3
James Grant, ‘Soulmates: C J Trobe and Charles Perry’, Vol 10, No.1, February 2011, 25-32.

2009, October 13
Miles Lewis, ‘Jolimont in context’. Vol 9, No.1, February 2010, 2-12.


La Trobeana Index

Charles Joseph La Trobe, artist
Angle of the cottage – Oct. 1853
Detached cottage at Jolimont