Tuesday – 2 May 2023, 5.30–7.30pm
The Golden Age: La Trobe’s Journey Home, by John Botham, Chair of the Friends of La Trobe’s Cottage. The illustrated talk described La Trobe’s journey home to England on the paddle steamer Golden Age on the first commercial passage across the Pacific in 1854. He made fifty-eight sketches on the journey, including thirty-seven during a six-day stopover in Tahiti. Venue: Royal Historical Society of Victoria, Cnr William and A’Beckett Streets, Melbourne. Refreshments. Admission: $25 per person.