Michael Lech


Portrait of man in dark shirt against sandstone wall.
As our curator of the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection (CSL&RC) and online collections, Michael has a deep interest in the history of houses, interiors and domestic furnishings in Australia.

Michael has authored a book on the extensive wallpaper collection at the CSL&RC. He is also engaged in ongoing research into the rise and development of Australia’s department stores and furnishing trade. Michael is the current secretary of the Australiana Society.


Stories by Michael Lech