I am very pleased with the framing of my
We have hung same and are thrilled with its effect. You wanted to know a little about the
‘Harry’ Moore, as I know him, was a close friend of
my grandmother’s family in North Melbourne. There was a
possibility he was romantically involved with either my
grandmother or my grandaunt.
There is a photograph of this area the day before he was
killed showing a very pleasant, heavily wooded scene untouched
by the war. He was laying communication wires for the
trenches when a shell exploded. He was not found.
I have been working on a series of quilts
about the impact of both wars on my family.
This quilt is part
of that series.
I have used strip piecing as the technique
which allowed me to immerse him into the landscape of that
day. I have used the idiosyncrasies of the piecing technique
to mimic the stratified layers that you find in roadside
The chaos of the piecing has added to the dynamic of
I will attach a photo of ‘Harry’ which
belongs to the North Melbourne Library and is posted on Trove,
the National Library site. They very kindly allowed me to use
the photo to get myself started on this work.
I hope this is useful to you.
Regards to yourself and Elwyn
From Rosebud ...
... to Hyde Park
Well we were certainly busy in the medal room at Recherche's SERVICE MEDALS MELBOURNE - check out the posts as we steadily made our way through the promises.
New orders always welcomed, but we can no longer guarantee
medal mounting before ANZAC DAY 2015 - watch for updates
Hoping we'll be able to take on new orders for completion before ANZAC Day
but we're still not promising yet.
We regret we are currently unable to promise finishing any new medal mounting orders
for before ANZAC Day. Next UPDATE April 14
Last week before ANZAC DAY
To enquire if we can assist you before ANZAC
Day please call (03) 9486 1236
Pick up from Northcote only.
So many people so very keen to wear their medals or wear those of their family member in the many marches held around the world.
Quite a privilege to be a little involved in their stories and so great to see the result of our labours being worn on the day.
Thank you for the photographs and the stories from the day,
appreciated very much.
In England during WWII the Britsh War Ministry
recalled scales like these and recycled the brass and iron for the war
This restored Salter scale No. 228 is located in the beautiful Block
1000 were sent to the colonies by sailing ship around