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Postcard - Forest Scene, Botanical Gardens, Ballarat

From the Collection of Ballarat Heritage Services PO Box 2209 Bakery Hill Post Office Victoria

Object Registration
ballarat botanical gardens, 1857, ballarat police horse paddock, yuilles swamp, lake wendouree, george longley, robert clark centre.
Historical information
In 1857 the Ballarat Police Horse Paddock was converted into a botanical garden near Yuilles Swamp (Lake Wendouree). George Longley was appointed the first curator living in a tent near where the Robert Clark Centre is today.
When Made
Inscriptions & Markings
Forest Scene, Botanical Gardens, Ballarat
Elaine 30-11-08
Last updated
17 Jun 2019 at 1:17PM