Lavishly illustrated guide to the collections of the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, sequel to 'Treasures of the Powerhouse Museum'. Discusses how and why the Powerhouse exhibits as it does, and examines cultural institutions from around the world, considers the value of permanent and temporary exhibitions and looks at some of the social issues confronting museums, as well as providing information about the various displays. Also available in hardback. The author is director and CEO of the Powerhouse Museum and has published widely on contemporary art and Australian art and design.Photograph by Scott Donkin. pages 100-105 The museum s Specimen Piece of Babbagea#39;s Difference Engine No I during various stages of conservation. ... Lovelace to Charles Babbage, 1 838 and 1847 Width 1 1 5 mm, length 185 mm Purchased October 1995 Photograph by Sue Stafford. ... 96/1 55/1 page 141 (top ) Full-size, sectioned 7M-GTE Toyota Supra, Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan, 1987.
|Title||:||Discovering the Powerhouse Museum|
|Publisher||:||Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences - 1997|