Michael Lech


Portrait of man in dark shirt against sandstone wall.

Michael Lech is curator of the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection (CSL&RC) at Sydney Living Museums. Michael has curated the exhibition, Marion Hall Best: Interiors, and co-curated with Megan Martin, Dream Home Small Home, on Australia’s housing crisis following World War II. Michael has written and presented on various aspects of the history of houses, interiors and domestic furnishings in Australia, including authoring 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.


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