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athenaeum theatre, vic trevino jnr, steve micheals, gino monopoli, elvis:american triology
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lisa anderson, white night, melbourne athenaeum
15th year anniversary featured reunion of "the phones " as well as Rachel Dunham and Luke Gallagher
dolly diamond, melbourne gay and lesbian chorus, footscray-yarraville city band, melbourne rainbow band, rachel dunham, luke gallagher, melbourne athenaem theatre
ben portmouth, melbourne athenaem theatre, taking care of elvis
ran for 2 weeks instead of the month that was originally booked
whitney houston, belinda davis, athenaeum theatre
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adam levine, wierd life tour
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luke mcgregor, melbourne comedy festival, melbourne athenaeum
Stick mercury barometer, named after Admiral Robert Fitzroy of the Royal Navy (1805 - 1865) for his detailed instructions on interpreting the weather that are included with the instrument. Fitzroy was the captain of the Beagle, a weather forecaster to Charles Darwin and the second Governor of New Zealand. He developed many different types of barometers and was the first person to introduce the science of weather forecasting to the British Isles. A local manufacturer of scientific instruments, Thomas Gaunt, produced the barometer and it was adapted for the southern hemisphere by Robert Ellery, the State Astronomer based at the Melbourne Observatory. Described as "Gaunt's Fitzroy Barometers" in the original sale catalogue, it was priced from 25/- to ₤9.9s. [See Miller, M., Gaunt’s Time, 2014]. Thomas Gaunt's business was originally located at 14 Bourke Street East from 1858. In 1869-1870 he moved to new premises in the Royal Arcade, Collins Street. Gaunt's business became an institution in Victorian Melbourne and Gaunt its leading clock maker. PROVENANCE According to official minutes the barometer was purchased by the Melbourne Athenaeum in 1874. In particular, at the March meeting of the General Committee the House Subcommittee was instructed to "obtain a Fitzroy or other reliable barometer" to be "fixed in the Reading Room". The 1874 Annual Report records the purchase at ₤3.10.0.
The barometer is historically significant as an example of the work of Melbourne’s leading scientific instrument maker, Thomas Gaunt. The barometer has social significance as an example of the type of accoutrements provided by the committee of the Melbourne Athenaeum for the comfort of its members. Further social significance lies in the fact that Robert Ellery, the Government Astronomer, who designed the local version of the barometer, has a direct connection with the Athenaeum being a subscription member and committee member of the Athenaeum during the 1870s. There are also records of a T Gaunt as a subscription member of the Athenaeum during the 1870s and 1880s which may be Thomas Gaunt, however, this is yet to be verified.
Stick mercury barometer known as the Admiral Fitzroy Barometer. It comprises an oblong wooden case with glass front panel, ornate pediment, barometer with bulb cistern (empty of fluid),printed instructions for interpreting information given by the gauge affixed to left and right face of instrument. Includes a thermometer. The barometer appears to be intact except for the turning knobs which are missing and the mercury in the tube which is not present. Whether the instrument could be restored to working order is unknown.
Front right panel, metal plaque: "Thos Gaunt, Barometer Maker, Royal Arcade, Melbourne"
melbourne athenaeum, barometer, thermometer, admiral fitzroy, thomas gaunt of melbourne, robert ellery
the united nations comedy gala, just another entertainment co, george kapinaris, joe avati, gab rossi, hung lee, dave o'neil, john burgos, izzy ali
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alice in wonderland, athenaeum theatre
historical popular play by Dylan Thomas
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under milkwood, don mackay, athenaeum theatre
The completion of Donizetti Tudor Trilogy this opera was first performed at the Teatro Di San Carlo, Naples on October 28 1837
melbourne opera, athenaeum theatre, robert devereux, donizetti tudor trilogy
a- list comedy sampler, melboure international comedy festival, athenaeum theatre two
issac lomman, melbourne comedy festival, athenaeum theatre
my dad wrote a porno, athenaeum theatre, alice levine, james norton, james cooper
tom segura, athenaeum theatre, no teeth,no entry
Based on a true Story of eleven W1 members who posed nude for their annual calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund ,Calendar Girls is a raucous comedy about determination ,friendship and hope .
athenaeum theatre, calendar girls, w1
athenaeum theatre, beatlemania
athenaeum theatre, chris d'elia
abba, athenaeum theatre
athenaeum theatre, kylie minogue, madonna
kylie minogue, athenaeum theatre
rosie waterland, athenaeum theatre
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melboure international comedy festival
Medium size theatre poster in black white and yellow
straight outta compo, tahir, joe avati, george kapinaris, rob shedie
Jon English was one of few Australian performers to combine a stellar career in music,television and stage. For over four decades he remained one of this country's most successful.loved, and enduring recording and performing artists.Jon sadly and unexpectedly passed away on the 9th of march 2016,just as he was about to record a new album and embark on a national tour . on the first anniversary of Jon's passing we present 'Six Ribbons'' - a two and a half hour tribute show to an extrodinary man who.over the coursr of his long professional life, brought such joy and entertainment to so many in many genres
melbourne comedy festival, stephen k amos
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queen, freddie mercury
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