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Tales from the MacRobertson International Air Races

March 12, 2021 - March 4, 2022
RHSV, Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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To celebrate Victoria’s centenary in 1934, Macpherson Robertson sponsored a great air race from England to Melbourne. There were originally 20 entrants of which only 12 arrived in Melbourne. The British winning entrants took a whisker under 3 days, the last plane to arrive took some 4 months.  The RHSV is mounting an exhibition which takes a close look at the entrants in the races (there were two races run concurrently – a speed race and a handicap race) including the most well-known entrant, the Dutch Uiver.     

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October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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EMERGING HISTORIANS Join us for an evening of new ideas and interesting discussion to celebrate History Month in Victoria. “Emerging Historians” is a popular annual event that offers fascinating insights into a wide variety of new history research. This year we present four speakers who will share their research on a variety of topics that

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