Leading Museums, Museum Leaders

QVMAG gift

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery conservator David Thurrowgood admiring the vertical gas engine that was gifted under the National Cultural Heritage Account. Picture: Neil Richardson.

Sarah Aquilina, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery showcase a vertical gas engine, The Examiner, 30 March 2016

An important piece of Tasmania’s history has been gifted to the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery thanks to the National Cultural Heritage Account.

The vertical gas engine was built by British engineering firm Tangyes and is believed to date back to about 1892.

It is one of only two engines worldwide and is an important icon for Tasmania.

Read more

Council of Australasian Museum Directors, c/o Ms Daryl Karp, Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House PO Box 3934 Manuka, Australian Capital Territory 2603 Australia, © CAMD 2021
Disclaimer: The content of this website is provided for information purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional advice. No claim is made as to the accuracy or authenticity of the content of the website. The Council of Australasian Museum Directors does not accept any liability to any person for the information or advice (or the use of such information or advice) which is provided on this website. The information on our website is provided on the basis that all persons accessing the site undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content. No responsibility is taken for any information or services which may appear on any linked web sites. Hostgator.
.