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by jraffan
posted 15/07/2013

Arts Monday’s Jane Raffan Explores Colonial Australia’s Forgotten Trade with India

Tipu's tiger - Courtesy the Australian National Maritime Museum

Tipu’s tiger – Courtesy the Australian National Maritime Museum

Arts Monday’s Jane Raffan interviews curator Michelle Linder about the Australian National Maritime Museum exhibition East of India: Forgotten Trade with Australia.

With a focus on the early years of the colony and the British East India Company, topics covered include ships and shipwrecks, rice and rum, officers and officials, sailors, soldiers and servants, as well as some of the great works on display.

Interview I  East of India I

Interview II  East of India II

Interview III  East of India III

More on the exhibition here: http://www.anmm.gov.au/site/page.cfm?u=2135

Program blog: http://eastsidefm.org/2013/07/arts-monday-15-july-2013/