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Footprints: The Journey of Lucy and Percy Pepper


Footprints: The Journey of Lucy and Percy Pepper traces the lives of an Aboriginal family in the first half of the twentieth century. Their story is a remarkable parable about the strength of family in the face of adversity.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this exhibition contains images of deceased Indigenous people.

Exhibition Specifications

View the specification details for Footprints: The Journey of Lucy and Percy Pepper.

Exhibition Bookings

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Descendants of Lucy and Percy Pepper reflect on the exhibition.

AWAYE! ABC Radio National 13 August 2011 The Pepper letters

Hindsight ABC Radio National 28 August 2011 A want of sympathy: the letters of Lucy and Percy Pepper

Footprints Media Release

Touring Schedule

Blackburn Lake Sanctuary Visitor Centre

6 - 30 January 2015
Central Road, Blackburn

Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E.)

1 April - 17 May 2015
102 Stawell Street, Ballarat 

Lerderderg Library

4 June - 24 July 2015
215 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh

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