History Project intern joins Old Quad

Old Quad is delighted to welcome Gabrielle Bergman on board as a History Project intern through the Museums and Collections Projects Program.

Gabrielle is currently studying Art History at the University of Melbourne and will balance her education with a practical internship course, exploring the social history of Old Quad. During the course of her project, Gabrielle will assist the team by conducting high-level research and translating her findings into learning resources, digital outputs, and updated display elements.

Princesses at play

Image: Alfred Vincent, Princesses at play (The fantasy) [detail], 1897.  Cartoon derived from a complaint by Professor Harrison Moore about noise made by members of the Princess Ida Club in the Old Quad. Source: Ernest Scott, A history of the University of Melbourne, MUP, 1936