Monday 26 March 2007 by Janda Gooding. No comments.
George Lambert: Gallipoli and Palestine Landscapes Exhibition

We are grateful to David Cox, a grand nephew of George Lambert's who has contributed the following post. David's grandmother was Sarah ("Sadie") Anne Cox, nee Lambert, George's elder sister.     

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Friday 9 March 2007 by soplew. No comments.
George Lambert: Gallipoli and Palestine Landscapes Exhibition, Conservation

When Gajendra Rawat and I (Sophie) surveyed the Lambert artworks on paper for the exhibition we identified a couple of works that required some repairs prior to being displayed.

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I've just put up Matthew Gibbs' review of the film Lawrence of Arabia against our call for reviews. You can find it here and it is well worth a read. Matthew is a freelance writer from Sydney with a good knowledge of Lawrence.

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Tuesday 20 February 2007 by Mal Booth. No comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse Our exhibition

I am sorry that there have been few posts recently. It isn't because we have all been on holiday. This time of year is simply a very busy period for all of us, with many planning and budget deadlines to meet. As well, we are now finalising details for the last couple of loans needed for the Lawrence exhibition and I've been particularly preoccupied by these negotiations. Hopefully, they will lead to an impressive range of historical weapons, art, robes, documents and other memorabilia being displayed in Australia for the first time.

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Windamere, CobbittyWindamere, Cobbitty

Lenore Heath who works in the Photographs section at the Memorial has an interesting link to George Lambert. Lenore's grandparents, Ben and Alice Heath, owned the guesthouse 'Windamere' where Lambert died in May 1930.

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Wednesday 24 January 2007 by Mal Booth. 1 comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse The Light Horse

The Australian Light Horse unit war diaries from the First World War have been digitally scanned in full colour and can now be read online. This marks the start of a project to digitise all of the archival series AWM4 Australian Imperial Force unit war diaries, 1914-18 War.

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Monday 22 January 2007 by Janda Gooding. No comments.
George Lambert: Gallipoli and Palestine Landscapes Symposium

This link will take you to the final program for the George Lambert Symposium to be held at the Australian War Memorial 29 June 2007.

George Lambert Symposium program

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Thursday 18 January 2007 by Mal Booth. No comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse Our exhibition

At last! Here are the photos from our December 2006 film screening of Lawrence of Arabia. Under these nearly authentic period disguises, our exhibition team is all but revealed.

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