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Exhibitions and Shows
Monday 23 May
All day
76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Other dates
Tuesday 24 May All day
Wednesday 25 May All day
Thursday 26 May All day
Friday 27 May All day
Saturday 28 May All day
Sunday 29 May All day
About this event

Curated by senior curator, Dr Penny Stannard and curator, Bonnie Wildie, The Queen’s Album explores the unique story of an album of photographs gifted to Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle in 1882 on behalf of the people of NSW. The album contained 64 photographic images of sites and scenes in Sydney and regional NSW that were constructed to promote NSW as a progressive and desirable place, and to consolidate its position within the British Empire. At the time, the album was described as a ‘graceful tribute of loyalty’ to Queen Victoria. Today, its whereabouts are unknown.

In 2018 NSW State Archives rediscovered most of the original photographic glass plate negatives in the State Archives Collection which were conserved, digitized and reproduced for the exhibition project.

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