The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts: A History is a beautiful commemorative volume, illustrated in full colour, that reveals how and why SMSA was established as well as many fascinating stories about the people and events in our past.
- Learn which three Australian Prime Ministers started their political careers in SMSA’s Debating Club.
- Discover which famous poet met his future wife at a talk he gave at SMSA about love.
- Find out who Thomas ‘Lemonade’ Ley was and why he is arguably SMSA’s most notorious member.
- Read what Miles Franklin thought of Adela Pankhurst after attending her lecture.
- And much, much more.