Acknowledgements

Our National Capital - A Look into the Past
An online Education Resource Kit for Blundells’ Cottage
Developed for primary school teachers by the National Capital Authority

© Copyright 2007
Commonwealth of Australia
National Capital Authority
www.nationalcapital.gov.au

Email comments to: nce@natcap.gov.au
Mail: Blundells’ Cottage Education Kit
National Capital Exhibition
GPO Box 373 Parkes ACT 2601
Developed by: National Capital Authority
Project Managed by: Paul Knight
Input from: Karin Huckstepp, Brian Leadbeatter, Megan Williams, Robyn Devin, Neil
Ericson, Roslyn Hull, Marcia Di Iulio, Daniel Mawbey, Melanie Skinner and Jo Keogh
Graphics, Photos and Cartoons: Leonie Collis, Paul Knight & Daniel Mawbey
Website: Ginevre Marlow
Cultural Advisor: Dr David Headon, National Capital Authority

Building the National Capital in the hearts of all Australians

Additional Stories, Photos & Illustrations:

Illustrations

'Blundells Cottage' – Tarlowski, 1988

'Blundells family portrait' – Elizabeth Pictare Burgess, 1998

Additional Photos used within the Education Kit

Unit: Travel and Transport - Travelling to Yass-Canberra Activity

'Horses at the Cricketers Arms Hotel, Barton' – Thanks to Lyall Gillespie and "Gold Creek: Reflections of Canberra's Rural Heritage" by Chris Newman, Canberra, 2004.

Unit: Travel and Transport

'Bullock Driving' main photo - Canberra & District Historical Society

'Woman riding side saddle' - www.sidesaddleaustralia.com.au (Nicole Hanley competing at the Royal Adelaide Show, 2001)

Slideshow Gallery photos…

'Blundells Cottage – Before and After' main photo – Canberra & District Historical Society

'Canberra 1910' photo – National Library

'Blundells Cottage and surrounding area 1964' photo - Geoscience Australia

'Bullock Driving' main photo - Canberra & District Historical Society

'Woman riding side saddle' - www.sidesaddleaustralia.com.au (Nicole Hanley competing at the Royal Adelaide Show, 2001)

Stories used within Education Kit

Unit 6: Tales from Canberra's Past - Travel stories

Curley, Sylvia, A Long Journey, ACT Government, Canberra,1998

'Susan Blundell's Tried and True Method for Producing Perfect Porridge'

Reprinted from The Cottage in the Parliamentary Triangle by Beth Knowles

© Canberra & District Historical Society Inc. Canberra ACT

Unit 6: Tales from Canberra's Past - Stories of the Landscape

Knowles, B. 1990. The Cottage in the Parliamentary Triangle. Canberra and District Historical Society

Unit 6: Tales from Canberra's Past - A Lost Bullock

HM ('Nobby') Blundell, Moments in History, A Nations Pioneer Heritage

Unit 6: Tales from Canberra's Past - Mary McTavish Story

Shumack, Samuel. Tales and Legends of Canberra Pioneers, Canberra, Australian National University Press 1967.

Special thanks to the Blundell, Ginn and Oldfield families for sharing their past with us.