After the 1914-18 war Margaret Preston lived, and created artworks in Mosman.
During the war, Margaret and friend Gladys Reynell got the chance to help rebuild shattered lives.
100 years ago, today, Australia’s 1st Naval victory was commemorated.
On Friday 21st December, 1917, SMS Emden’s gun was unveiled at Hyde Park, Sydney. The event was attended by thousands. The Sydney Morning Herald reported “The scene was exceedingly picturesque, with the brilliant sunshine and the gay colours which flew above the enclosure, where many leading citizens gathered.”