Convict built Lanyon Barn (circa 1840)
gutted by fire you could have seen the display inside mentioned in the following Trove article. The roof is now repaired and I am not sure what display if any has been contained within but the old display was one of my favourites and a few posts about it are sprinkled through this blog.
The old display was a loss and reading this article reminded me of the knowledge I gained of Canberra's convict past from the preservation and displays at Lanyon. I made the following video in 2010 from photographs taken of the canvass wall hangings in the display. From memory I think the series was called 'Convict Portraits'...
The Canberra Times -Wednesday 22 June 1994
Good one Dave, shared.ReplyDelete
Thanks mate. Appreciated always :)Delete