Friday, September 24, 2010

CONTEMPORARY HISTORY - 1920


Another Canberra time-capsule and a discussion on the merits of preserving a historical snapshot of society under important buildings to be discovered in the event of " ...the building ever being demolished". This newspaper clipping from The Argus - 25 June 1920 relates the inclusion of items under the Canberra foundation stone. That is one monument I can't see being demolished in the foreseeable future...



National Library of Australia (here)

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