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Historical Objects of the State Library of Victoria

State Library of Victoria - Joy of Museums - Internal

The State Library of Victoria is the central library of the state of Victoria, Australia. The library holds over 2 million books and 16,000 serials, including the diaries and historical objects of prominent Australians, and the folios of Captain James Cook.

Among the many historical objects in the State Library of Victoria, the following are highlights:

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“A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour.” Anon

 

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