Charles Joseph La Trobe, first Lieutenant Governor of Victoria, developed a beautiful garden around his 12½ acre Jolimont estate during the nearly 15 years he spent here.
Helen Botham has researched the history of the house and garden for the National Trust and the Australian Garden History Society and written a book ‘La Trobe’s Jolimont – A Walk Around My Garden’. She will speak at Heidelberg Historical Society in thier first meeting for 2020. In her talk Helen will use the illustrations of Edward La Trobe Bateman to give an insight into La Trobe’s Jolimont estate and the people who lived there.
Tuesday 11 February 2020
Uniting Church Community Centre,
Seddon Street, Ivanhoe at 8.00 pm.
(Image: State Library Victoria)