Lustre: Pearling & Australia -Touring Exhibition


Sat 21 Sep 2019 – Sun 2 Feb 2020

10:00am – 4:00pm

Museum of the Great Southern

The use of the pearlshell in Australia dates back over 20,000 years. It is a story full of wonder, intrigue and the ill-effects of greed.

Lustre: Pearling & Australia explores the gritty human story of pearling, weaving together intersecting trends of Aboriginal, Asian, and European histories to reveal insights into one of our oldest industries.

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Image from Museum of the Great Southern