Folder - Shillinglaw Cottage Preservation Committee
From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Victoria
- 6 photocopies
- harry gilham collection, flavour of eltham, community cookbook, shillinglaw cottage preservation society, shillinglaw cottage preservation committee, friends of the shillinglaw cottage
- The Shillinglaw Cottage Preservation Committee, also known as The Shillinglaw Cottage Preservation Society, also known as the Friends of the Shillinglaw Cottage collated and published a community cookbook "Flavour of Eltham", first published in 1964 to raise funds for the preservation and re-location of this historical cottage in Eltham. This folders includes photocopies from the book, a letter requesting advertsing space and an article from The Australian Women's Weekly, December 23, 1964 (unable to locate via digitised AWW on Trove)
- Shillingalw Cottage is of social significance as an important local landmark since the 1960s, once used as a handicraft and tourist centre, now a restaurant, and as an example of an early local community conservation project which led to the accurate reconstruction of the cottage close to its original site. - Victorian Heritage Database.
- 5 Jul 2020 at 12:47PM