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As one might imagine, the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney is partially housed within the shell of an old power station. The Museum itself has been around since 1880 in one form or another, and for those who can't make it to Australia, this selection of online resources draws on some of their delightful holdings. Visitors can look through the site's electronic swatchbook, which contains a number of stunning fashionable fabric designs ranging from the 1830s to the 1920s. The site also contains the Hedda Morrison photographic collection, which features photographs taken by Morrison during her many travels through China, Sarawak, and Australia. Overall, it's a site that will merit several visits and it's worth coming back to just to see what they'll add next.

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  • Arts > General
  • Science > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > World History

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    Arts,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Science,Social studies -- World history,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928120120414T,Social studies,Social Sciences,NSDL

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    English

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