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New accessions: Portrait of Queensland’s 8th Governor, Lord Lamington

Charles Wallace Alexander Napier Cochrane- Baillie, 2nd Baron Lamington G.C.M.G, 1895. Robert Duddingston Herdman (1863-1922). Oil on canvas, 74.5 cm x 62 cm. John Oxley Library, SLQ. ACC 29900

A recent addition to the art collection of the John Oxley Library is this fine portrait of Queensland’s 8th Governor, Charles Wallace Alexander Napier Cochrane-Baillie, 2nd Baron Lamington (1860 – 1940). The portrait, purchased in June at an auction in the United Kingdom, is the work of Robert Duddingstone Herdman, a second-generation Scottish artist who … Read more

Tea and Music – The Wishlist

The Wish List

On the morning of Tuesday 4 June, and as part of the Live! Queensland Band Culture exhibition program, State Library presented a special Queensland Week event, as part of its regular Tea and Music series. The event featured the exceptional talents of multi-instrumentalist and folk singer Nicole Murray and renowned Scottish fiddler Emma Nixon, who together are the ‘fiddlesingers’ of … Read more