Gallery

A selection of items from Maldon Museum & Archives collection.

Banner of the Amalgamated Miners Association of Australasia – Maldon Branch No. 14. This banner is of historic significance for its strong associations with the local miners, their economic and political achievements and inter-colonial and international trade unionism. Discover more …

Oil painting, View of Market Place & Court House, Maldon c1864 by Henry JC Mitchell. This painting provides a rare glimpse of Maldon’s developing townscape, the surrounding topography and indigenous woodland prior to clearing. Discover more …

Wedding dress & accessories of Kate Dabb, 1900. This special occasion costume is beautifully preserved and displayed, and its story provides a fascinating insight into the late-Victorian fashions, wedding etiquette and customs as observed by some sections of Maldon’s community. Discover more …

The ‘Apple Book’ tells a touching story of the strong connections between two Maldons, on opposite sides of the world. Strong feelings of kinship and connection underpinned the desire to assist Britain as she recovered from the deprivations of World War II. Discover more …

JJenkins Works Contract 1885Work Contract details from Shire of Maldon records 1885 – the contractor was Joseph Jenkins, the ‘Welsh swagman’. Jenkins kept extensive diaries for most of his adult life and the entries recorded during his 25 years in Victoria, including 10 years in Maldon, provide a unique record of the life of a rural worker in and around the central Victorian goldfields.

 

… more to come.

Using QR Codes or NFC tags

Within the museum some of these items on display are set up with QR codes and NFC tags to allow visitors to access the additional information while viewing the display.

To read QR codes on a mobile device you will need a ‘QR Code Reader’ app. You will be able to download one for free from the App Store for iPhones and iPads, or the Play Store for Android devices. Once the app is installed you need to start it and point your device’s camera at the QR code, it will scan the code and display the web page it links to.

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