Three Framed Engravings of Newcastle: 1872, 1889 and 1891

Tom and Glenda Jones have kindly donated three framed engravings to the University of Newcastle’s Cultural Collections, originally published in the Town and Country Journal, and depicting Newcastle in 1872, 1889 and 1891 respectively. We have digitised them at 600dpi for closer inspection below. Click on each of the images to view the higher resolution … More Three Framed Engravings of Newcastle: 1872, 1889 and 1891

[VIDEO] Selected Presentations – Hunter Living Histories Meeting – 4 June 2018

[VIDEO] Selected Presentations from the Hunter Living Histories Meeting held at the IDC Building, University of Newcastle (Australia) on 4 June 2018. 00:00 – 33:05 Deep Time Story for Munibung Hill – Stuart Carter, President – Munibung Hill Conservation Society 33:06 – 01:02:17 Florence Austral (1892-1968) Australian operatic soprano – Phil Warren & Hiliary Oliver … More [VIDEO] Selected Presentations – Hunter Living Histories Meeting – 4 June 2018

Deep Time Project – REFLECTION I

During 2018 several WIL students and volunteers have worked on The Deep Time Project, 3D scanning and photographing artefacts, as well as collating information to better understand this significant Aboriginal archive. This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. The following are some observations … More Deep Time Project – REFLECTION I

Deep Time Virtual Reality – Transforming Humanities in the digital age

This information has been compiled for HASS1000 lectures during Semester 1, 2018. This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land. The Deep Time Project is a digital humanities project that involves many disciplines to build new knowledge and about Aboriginal cultures.  The project is … More Deep Time Virtual Reality – Transforming Humanities in the digital age

Visual Index to Hunter Valley Aerial Photographs

Lachlan Wetherall, in a digital project similar to his historical maps visual index, where he created a visual index to hundreds of our subdivsion plans located in flickr, has now put together another index to the aerial photography that has been recently digitised by our volunteer Jessica Waugh in the GLAMx Digitisation Lab from the … More Visual Index to Hunter Valley Aerial Photographs

You’re invited to the NEWCASTLE Digital Access to Collections Workshop!

You’re invited to the NEWCASTLE Digital Access to Collections Workshop! Book Here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/newcastle-digital-access-to-collections-workshop-tickets-42446151582 Dates: 9-10 April 2018 Start time: 10am Monday 9 April 2018 Finish time: 5pm Tuesday 10 April 2018 Location: Room x502 NeW Space, University of Newcastle, Cnr Auckland and Hunter Streets, Newcastle 2300 Cost: FREE This free two-day workshop gives attendees the … More You’re invited to the NEWCASTLE Digital Access to Collections Workshop!