The year 2016 marks 200 years since the establishment of Sydney’s Botanic Gardens and 50 years since landscape design was established as a profession in Australia. Howard Tanner was invited by the State Library of NSW to explore larger innovative gardens created in NSW since the 1980s. Tanner will present an illustrated talk on his findings. Afternoon tea will be served following the talk.

When: Monday 5 September 2016, 2:00-3:00pm
Where: History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Cost: $5 – Book tickets.
Contact: history@rahs.org.au or 02 9247 8001
Presented by the Royal Australian Historical Society, in partnership with the History Council of NSW.

Image: Botanical Gardens, Sydney, c.1900-1910, courtesy State Library of New South Wales.


History Week Neighbours postcardThis event is part of
History Week: Neighbours
3-11 September 2016
Presented by the History Council of NSW
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