Charles Harper and his association with the Nursery and Fruit Growing Industry

When: 10:30am - 19/05/2017

Location: Stirling House 49 Broadway Nedlands

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An illustrated talk
John Viska.

Chairman of the WA branch of the Australian Garden History Society and garden Historian


Most people are familiar with the National Trust of Australia (W A) Guildford property Woodbridge but many are not aware that a commercial nursery and orchard functioned on the site for twenty years.
Rare horticultural ephemera discovered when researching the talk will be seen as well as contemporary illustrations of cultural practices of the time and the importance and presentation of fruit at the table.

On Friday 19 May 10.30am
at the Royal WA Historical Society – 49 Broadway, Nedlands 6009
Entry: $20 members, $25 non-members
(Includes a cuppa)
Bookings and enquiries: (08) 9386-3841 10.30-4pm
Weekdays: e-mail: admin @histwest.org.au

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Event information: Charles Harper and his association with the Nursery and Fruit Growing Industry

Cost $20.00 Members, $25.00 non members