Underworld at the Museum of Sydney

What was Sydney like in the 1920’s? The decade following the Great War was known as the Roaring Twenties and books like the Great Gatsby epitomise the opulence and new freedom found by many during the period. I immediately think of shimmering flappers, the Charleston, and excessive parties. But that couldn’t have been everyone’s experience,…

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C is for Christmas Trees and Lights

Memoirs of a Teapot aims to share what objects tell us about the past. So tune in for a new series discussing different historical objects from A-Z! Each post will include either the personal story of a specific artefact or a historical background of an object type. Feel free to comment with object suggestions. C…

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Historical Object Series: B is for Brooch

Memoirs of a Teapot aims to share what objects tell us about the past. So tune in for a new series discussing different historical objects from A-Z! Each post will include either the personal story of a specific artefact or a historical background of an object type. Feel free to comment with object suggestions. B…

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Objects in Articles – October Edition

Welcome to Objects in Articles October Edition! I’ve got quite a mixture of articles in this month’s round up; you’ll even find a video. Objects discussed include lost advertisements, ancient lead pipes, medieval shoes, underwater cities and house parts (that last one probably sounds strange but bear with me). I hope there’s something in there…

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