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Stool used by Rose Grainger in her home with her son Percy Grainger. Rose probably purchased this stool in New York, in the period 1915-1920s.
Carved Rosewood Chinese stool with inlaid marble top, Approx 40 x 40 x 40cm

MLachlan harmonic gongs display.jpg
These are a suit of innovative instruments designed and created by Neil McLachlan. Neil McLachlan is an Associate Professor with the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne. Like Anton Hasell, his research and…

04.0351 Aims of the Grainger Museum.jpg
An essay written by Percy Grainger on his goals and intentions for the museum. Grainger created a display "Legend" of this content, typed out and framed, for exhibition in the Grainger Museum, University of Melbourne. Wooden frame, gold-painted…

Slanting desk case design.jpg
Percy Grainger had a number of unique cases designed for the Grainger Museum, in preparation for the official opening in December 1938. The slanting desk case was created to showcase Percy Grainger's music manuscripts and his drawings of Free Music…

Heinze letter to PG 1936 and photo of Museum web.tif
In this letter, Heinze shares an image of the Grainger Museum at the completion of its first phase, with Percy Grainger. Grainger had participated in early design of the Museum, but was obliged to leave the project with the local team of architects,…

Grainger Museum in the making inscribed 1938.jpg
This photograph shows the Grainger Museum in its second phase of construction at the University of Melbourne, in 1938. It shows the rear extension of the museum being constructed, viewing in a north westerly direction. Ella Grainger is standing with…

EG with builders at Museum web.jpg
Ella and Percy Grainger were closely involved with the design and construction of their museum on the grounds of the University. This photograph shows Ella Grainger on site in the second phase of building in 1938.

Museum under construction 12.11.1935.tif
This photograph shows the first stage of construction of the Grainger Museum at the University of Melbourne, Parkville.

Grainger Museum Interior curved cabinets and costume.jpg
Percy Grainger commissioned a number of the display cases to be made for the variety of objects in his museum. These were designed by A. Pengelley & Co., Melbourne, and made locally.
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