Heritage Talk - Merchants, Makers and Innovators (SOLD OUT)
AboutDuring the second half of the 19th century, factories making ships biscuits, candles, town gas, sugar, coffee and spices, glassware and bottles, starch, chemicals and spirits emerged along the foreshore of Port and South Melbourne and in Fishermans Bend.
In this talk, David F Radcliffe will explore the merchants, entrepreneurs, artisans, and engineers behind this wave of industrialisation and the influence of geography and serendipity.
Emerald Hill Library & Port Phillip Heritage Centre
195 Bank Street, South Melbourne Victoria 3205