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Where: 1 Queen Elizabeth Dr, Bondi Beach NSW 2026, Australia

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When: 01 January 1937

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A surfing carnival, Bondi
Dated: March 1937
Digital ID: 12932_a012_a012X2449000005
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    pellethepoet

    • 18/Feb/2010 11:32:16

    The State Library also have this photo. Their date is March 1937. There are an awful lot of overdressed people for a day at the beach! And is that a pipe band in the centre of the arena?

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    pellethepoet

    • 18/Feb/2010 11:44:33

    Aha! It is a pipe band. Check out this newsreel

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    NSW State Archives and Records

    • 23/Feb/2010 23:10:31

    It sure is a pipe band! We've replaced this with a larger version so you can zoom in. The film clip you added is very interesting. Dated c.1929.

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    mdlewisben

    • 21/May/2010 04:31:48

    There are some trams at the North Bondi terminus (the first version - not excavated). I can see part of an O class and what looks like a coupled set of the squarer Ps. I think that they are in the post 1934, cream and green colours which would rule out 1929. I recollect that the modernised Campbell Pde and the new North Bondi terminus date from Dec 1929.

2 years ago a contributor from Vaucluse, Australia suggested this image location is -33.8916, 151.277

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2 years ago a contributor from Vaucluse, Australia suggested this image is from 1937

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