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Saturday, 13 July 2019 11:27

Viola Tait e-book Download

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Free download – I Have a Song to Sing by Viola Tait

DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK

The e-book is available in a variety of formats – download your preferred format by clicking on the links below:

I Have a Song to Sing (pdf) (12MB)

I Have a Song to Sing (epub) (18MB)

I Have a Song to Sing (mobi) (41MB)

Please note: the .epub and .mobi versions of this e-book use a fixed-layout format to preserve the page layout of the printed book. Not all e-reader programs (in particular some older e-readers) can read this format. To read these e-books, you will need to use a compatible reader.

Examples of free fixed-layout EPUB readers include:

  • iBooks for iOS and OS X. This is free in the Apple App Store.
  • Google Play Books for Android. This is a free app in the Google Play store.
  • Readium for Chrome. This is a Chrome browser extension, available free in the Chrome Market.

 

This publication is made available as a FREE download. If you would like to support the work of Theatre Heritage Australia, please consider making a donation.

Click here for more information about donating to THA

Friday, 12 July 2019 08:30

Donate to Theatre Heritage Australia

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Theatre Heritage Australia Inc is a registered charity and not-for-profit organisation established in 1995 (originally known as the Victorian Theatres Trust) to promote greater understanding of Australia's rich theatre history. We reguarly publish original research, undertake digitisation projects and produce a series of free events throughout the year.

Please consider supporting the ongoing work of THA by making a donation* to:

Theatre Heritage Australia Inc

Cheques can be mailed to:
29 Northumberland Street
Collingwood, Vic 3066

 

You can read out more about our Purposes and Rules here

 

Theatre Heritage Australia Inc
CAV Association No. A0052375A
ABN 94 873 005 034

 

* Please note – donations to THA are NOT currently tax deductible

 

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 06:44

Digital Galleries

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Theatre Heritage Australia maintains an ever increasing collection of digital assets including rare books, archival images and audio.

Audio

Audio

THA maintains a growing collection of audio files, including archival recordings and interviews.

Books

Books

THA has digitised a number of important books, pamphlets & programs, now out of copyright

JCW Scene Books

JCW Scene Books

Digitized Scene Books from the JC Williamson collection held by Scenic Studios, Preston.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook

Theatrical and musical items including engravings, photographs, newspaper cuttings, and entrance tickets.

Photo galleries

Photo galleries

The THA has a digital collection of rare production photographs, many from the JC Williamson era.

Digitizing the JC Williamson Scene Books

Between 2014–2016, THA undertook a program of digitization of Scene Books from the JC Williamson collection held by Scenic Studios, Preston. The collection comprises thousands of images of JCW sets, backdrops, scenic details, lighting rigs etc. stretching back to the end of the nineteenth century.

The collection comprises 10 digitized volumes and is now available to view online.

View the collection

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook

The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook

The Riley/Hailes Scrapbook

The John Riley/Fred Hailes Scrapbook contains theatrical and musical items including engravings, photographs, newspaper cuttings, and entrance tickets. The scrapbook was compiled between the 1830s and 1917 by at least two people, circus performer John Riley (c.1819-1911), and journalist Fred Hailes (c.1852-1917). The ‘scraps’ are pasted on 309 pages of an international trade book.

View the scrapbook

Melbourne Theatres

Early production photos

Yeomen of the Guard

Yeomen of the Guard

The Pajama Game

The Pajama Game

Trial by Jury

Trial by Jury

The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

The Chalk Garden

The Chalk Garden

Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Melbourne c.1959

The Mikado

The Mikado

c.1958

Iolanthe

Iolanthe