Peter has undertaken extensive research into the work of his great great grandfather and Australian's most prolific colonial theatre architect George R. Johnson (1840-1898). He has written entries for the Australian Dictionary of Biography and the Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture. Peter operates an architectural practice in St Kilda and acts as a valuer of architectural documents for the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The following are important books [out of copyright] for download:
Nellie Stewart, My Life's Story, J. Sands Sydney 1923 (98 MB)
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Bard garb: Dramatic Shakespeare costumes
The exhibition Shakespeare, the Stuff of the World brings together more than 100 outfits, from Gertrude's gown to Banquo's blood-stained doublet. The exhibition is at the Centre National du Costume de Scene in Moulins, central France, until 4 January 2015.
Read a article about this exhibition in the Guardian.
For more information about the Centre National du Costume de Scene click here.
Members lucky enough to be travelling to Europe this year may like to take a detour to Moulins in central France to see this exhibition.
Actor, dancer; long-time THA supporter d. 19.8.2013
Robert's reminiscences were published in On Stage, Volume 3, Numbers 1-4