Book Launch @ QMM - Dr Roslyn Russell - "High Seas & High Teas"
On Sunday 21st May, as part of the Queenscliff Literary Festival, the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum hosted a book launch titled 'Voyaging to Australia' by Dr Roslyn Russell.
Dr Russell gave an enlightening insight into the danger and romance of free settlers from Britain and Ireland travelling to Australia in the 19th Century and shared stories from her book High Seas & High Teas.
The day was well attended and was enjoyed by all, with many visitors complimenting the great surroundings of the Museum which added to the authenticity of the book.
The "High Seas & High Teas" book is for sale in the Museum Gift Shop.