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239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
03 9326 9288 https://historyvictoria.org.au

Royal Historical Society of Victoria

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June 2019

Exhibition launch of Isaac Selby: Lecturer, Historian, Assassin!

June 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Emeritus Professor Richard Broome, President Royal Historical Society of Victoria, together with the RHSV Councillors have much pleasure in inviting you to the launch of our exhibition, ISAAC SELBY: LECTURER, HISTORIAN, ASSASSIN!        at 5pm, Thursday 13 June, 2019 at the Gallery Downstairs, Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 239 A’Beckett St, Melbourne. The exhibition will be launched by Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Blainey AC FASSA FAHA FAHS FRHSV Curator: Alison Cameron

Isaac Selby: Lecturer, Historian, Assassin!

June 14 - December 20
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Joining the Historical Society of Victoria (HSV) at the age of 60 was a turning point in Selby's life. He had enjoyed early career success on the public speaking platform and a happy family life, but in his early forties the bottom fell out of his world, and Selby committed a crime that made sensational headlines across the globe. Isaac Selby (1859-1956) became a member of the HSV in October 1920. At the time he was fighting the City Council's…

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