Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Dictionary of Sydney update

The Dictionary of Sydney has released its quarterly update, with 33 new entries and hundreds of new images, people, organisations and connections.

Mark St Leon's major essay on Circus in Sydney is illustrated from his private collection, including footage of Col Colleano's famous tightwire somersaults. Read the essay.
Other highlights include new essays on Sydney's Russian and Maori communities, place entries for Eastwood, Green Park and Yaralla, and entries on Arabanoo, the Royal Society and the Technical and Working Men's College.