What's On - 26 December 2004

  • Exhibition: A personal record

    Thursday 16 December 2004 - Sunday 20 March 2005

    Throughout his life Lieutenant General Sir Carl Jess CB CMG CBE DSO followed his passionate interest in the development of military uniforms in Victoria, from the British garrisons in the early 19th century, to the evolution of the militia pre-Federation and the Australian Defence Forces in the First and Second World War. This display will comprise paintings, carvings, and personal effects including uniforms and medals, sketchbooks and diaries. This is an exciting opportunity to see a collection of largely Victorian content that has not been exhibited previously. Read More

    Throughout his life Lieutenant General Sir Carl Jess CB CMG CBE DSO followed his passionate interest in the development of military uniforms in Victoria, from the British garrisons in the early 19th century, to the evolution of the militia pre-Federation and the Australian Defence Forces in the First World War (1914-18) and Second World War (1939-45). This display will comprise paintings, carvings, and personal effects including uniforms and medals, sketchbooks and diaries. This is an exciting opportunity to see a collection of largely Victorian content that has not been exhibited previously.

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