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Treasures of the Inforum: Rare & Curious: The Secret History of Governor Macquarie’s Collectors’ Chest

by Stephanie Abba This stunning book tells the story of two colonial Australian cabinets of curiosities, as well as the story of Lachlan Macquarie, the Governor of New South Wales from 1810-1822, and his family. The two chests, known as the Dixson chest and the Macquarie chest, are beautiful, intricately crafted pieces of furniture, and … Continue reading