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Behind the scenes

The Springfield Collection

Behind the scenes

Learn about the challenges and rewards of bringing the historic Springfield collection from the Faithfull family museum, near Goulburn, to its new home at the National Museum in Canberra.

Door to store

Door to store

More on the work required to bring this diverse collection into the National Historical Collection.

Dress conservation

Dress conservation

A series of images showing a dress from the Springfield collection being prepared for display.

Visit by the Costumers' Guild

Door to store

Members of the Australian Costumers' Guild view textiles from the Springfield collection in this album on the Museum's Facebook page.