DoneFri, Dec 14, 2012 8:00 PM '
Bradmania comes to Bowral with the Don's life-mask from 1930, His World Record Partnership bat from 1946 (234!), two previously undocumented match-used Bradman bats (1937 Shield bat and a NSW Shield bat from the Bodyline era). Sporting treasures include the Thicknesse collection of Rugby League scrapbooks and photographs, including the 1933 Kangaroo Tour diary, signed team items 1948 Australian Olympic materials, early cricket and rugby, Moss Vale and Goulburn trophies, even a Phar Lap bridle. AUSTRALIANA includes Douglas Mawson material, including replica chair from the Mawson Huts, a rare painting of the expedition by Harrison, an original bottle of Yalumba 1919 Port made for the Mawson expedition, artworks by Wendy Sharpe and Garry Shead, historic photographs and CDVs, signed Kingsford Smith air mail, a life-mask of JJ Bradfield, an early Australian botanic collection, photographs by Frank Hurley, items signed by Edmund Hillary, Silver Coins and Signed Australian Bank Notes, Group of Australian Prime Minister's Signatures