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Guest Speakers: Interior decoration in the 1920s and '30s

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Canberra Museum & Gallery

176 London Circuit

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Canberra, ACT 2601

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Guest speakers: Interior decoration in the 1920s and ‘30s and the furniture of Ruth Lane-Poole

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Catriona Quinn, design historian and curator, will discuss Ruth Lane-Poole in the context of the emerging field of interior design and decoration in the 1920s and ‘30s. She will be joined in conversation by Greg Peters, Director and key conservator at Patinations Conservation Services. Greg will bring his insights into the importance of the Ruth Lane-Poole furniture collection to furnish the Official Residences, Government House and The Lodge in Canberra. He will discuss how the role of this furniture collection has changed over time and what is now required to preserve it for future generations.

Presented in partnership with The Australiana Fund.

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Canberra Museum & Gallery

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Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) serves a unique role as a place to experience the diverse history and contemporary culture of the Canberra region; and through this to gain a deeper understanding of Australian culture in its global setting.

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