May and Herbert Gibbs Collection

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May Gibbs, 1887-92
This oil was copied from a finely executed crayon drawing, probably a copy of an oil by P.H. Calderon, artist unknown. The crayon drawing remains at the "Old Farm", Strawberry Hill, W.A.

The Spastic Centre of New South Wales
The Spastic Centre of New South Wales was founded in 1945, by a concerned group of 25 parents of children with cerebral palsy. Today, The Spastic Centre of New South Wales provides a range of services to more than 3,000 babies, children and adults each year. Services are provided on a regional basis with over 60 sites across metropolitan Sydney and Newcastle areas.

The Northcott Society
In 1929, The NSW Society for Crippled Children was founded by the Rotary Club of Sydney to assist families living with polio and tuberculosis. It was renamed The Northcott Society in 1995. Today Northcott Disability Services provides 51 programs from 20 sites throughout NSW and the ACT to over 4000 people with disabilities and their families. Northcott works to maximise the potential of the individual with disabilities.

May Gibbs' Nutcote
May Gibbs' Nutcote is the former Sydney home and garden of May Gibbs: artist, author and illustrator and mother of the gumnut babies, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. Nutcote is situated on the harbour in Neutral Bay and the restored house and gardens are open to visitors throughout the year.

The City of South Perth Historical Society (Inc) est. 1989
The Society's purpose is to collect and preserve records of the history of South Perth, including recording of interviews and photographic and published articles. For more information about membership and meetings please see their website.