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Microphone, AWA imported radio articles, Sydney, c. 1951, Max Dupain
Description: Microphone, AWA imported radio articles, Sydney, c. 1951, Max Dupain, from vintage film negative, ON 559/Box 4/nos. 575-581https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/92ebDzBY/qXL820OVNZx7K
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 10578
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1951

Webb & Bage, Southern Party, Australian Antarctic Expedition, 1912, Frank Hurley
Description: The Australian Antarctic Expedition #AAE found using a sledge sail was a great help when traversing the weathered surface of the plateau 278 miles out from Cape Denison. Webb & Bage of the Southern Party of are seen returning to winter quarters. Bage is reading the milage meter. Frank Hurley 1912. State Library New South Wales ON 144/Q682 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9PQybyen
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 2723
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1912

Wooden shoes for women 1942
Description: Wooden shoes for women made in Australia, Norman Herfort, 29 December 1942, glass negative, ON 388/Box 022/Item 061https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9WZWwmoY/eoKRqJw0ddZM
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 8363
Tags: shoes fashion 1940s worldwartwo ww2 homefront australia
1942

Diver entering the ocean wearing a diving suit 1934
Description: Diver entering the ocean wearing an experimental diving suit, Sydney Heads, Port Jackson, Australia, 5 April 1934, ACP photographer, from film negative, ON 388/Box 063/Item 111 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/n88X8AJn/04bx26PQoBWJq
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 3516
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1934

Wet weather, St James Station, Elizabeth Street, Sydney, 14 March 1939
Description: Wet weather, St James Station, Elizabeth Street, Sydney, 14 March 1939, taken for the Sun newspaper, ON 388/Box 035/Item 177 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/Lg2jJbd3N47Gb
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 3462
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1939

Sailing, Sydney Harbour with Hornby lighthouse in the background, 2 January 1939
Description: Sailing, Sydney Harbour with Hornby lighthouse in the background, 2 January 1939, photographed by S. Farrell, Sun Newspaper, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 035/Item 150 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1xqG5dQY/reG2eWDlVMqGo
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 4399
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1939

A forest road near Geneva, Switzerland
Description: Young woman on a forest road near Geneva. Ung kvinna på en skogsväg nära Genève. Location: Geneva, Switzerland, Suisse, Schweiz Photograph by: Berit Wallenberg Date: April 1921 Format: Film negative Persistent URL: pub.raa.se/visa/dokumentation/485a0983-54f8-4d27-a504-d3d...
Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
Views: 3527
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1921

The French Press Service at 72 Pitt Street, Sydney, 1946
Description: Interior view of the French Press Service, at 72 Pitt Street Sydney, 19 September 1946, by Sam Hood, copied from original nitrate negative, State Library of New South Wales, Home and Away - 11405 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YdmeabR9
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 4686
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1946

Two young boys on an Ariel motorbike, National Park, Sydney, 1940
Description: Two young boys on an Ariel motorbike at a motor cycle camp in the National Park, Sydney, 18 January 1940, by Frederick Stanley Grimes from vintage film negativeON 388/Box 027/Item 030https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/npANwAb1/VvWeLWVk0WzMv
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 6908
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1940

Lionel Van Praag and three other motorcycle speedway riders, 9 February 1946
Description: Lionel Van Praag and three other motorcycle speedway riders, 9 February 1946, PIX Magazine negative collection, photographed by Ray Olson, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 014/Item 029, archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110587383
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 6746
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1946

We could use some identification help! (LOC)
Description: [Women on porch of large house] [between 1860 and 1890] 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format) Notes: No. 7. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress. Subjects: Houses--1860-1890. Format: Stereographs--1860-1890. Photographic prints--1860-1890. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/stereo.1s08764 Call Number: LOT 13696, no. 15
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 3773
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1860

Portrait of a man in checked cardigan, Sydney telephone exchange, August 1946
Description: Portrait of a man in checked cardigan, Sydney telephone exchange, August 1946, ACP Magazines Ltd. photographic archive, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 022/Item 110 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/04kgXzAMwxNwB
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 13522
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1945

King's Cross Theatre (night time), Darlinghurst Road, Sydney, c. 1939
Description: King's Cross Theatre (night time) advertising ‘No Place to Go’ and ‘Clouds over Europe’, Darlinghurst Road, Sydney, c. 1939, Sunday Sun Newspaper photographer, from film negative, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 074/Item 330
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 8035
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1939

View of the North Richmond River bridge undergoing repairs, Sydney, ca. 1871, American and Australasian Photographic Company
Description: View of the North Richmond River bridge undergoing repairs, Sydney, ca. 1871, American and Australasian Photographic Company, albumen print PXA 933 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9WZM7jzY/77dOQGrBOOq43420926
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 6718
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1871

Influenza serum series, Melbourne, April 1951, by Gordon F. De Lisle
Description: Influenza serum series, Melbourne, April 1951, by Gordon F. De Lisle - ON 388/Box 006/Item 025 27 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YolgQrv9
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1951

Rat exterminators searching wharves at night 24 October 1941
Description: Rat exterminators searching wharves at night 24 October 1941, for Pix Magazine, from vintage film negative, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 023/Item 096 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9Bv7Lq69/GlJ474bMBGEmM112...
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 8196
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1941

Street fashion, Sydney woman, 10 October 1945, by Norman Herfort
Description: Street fashion, Sydney woman, 10 October 1945, photographed by Norman Herfort, Pix magazine negatives, ACP Magazines Ltd. photographic archive, ON 388 / Box 016 / Item 039, archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110372691
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 8139
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1945

JA Prestwich 'Jap'  speedway bike, Sydney, 9 February 1946, by Ray Olson
Description: JA Prestwich 'Jap' Speedway bike, Sydney, 9 February 1946, PIX Magazine negative collection, photographed by Ray Olson, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 014/Item 029, archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110587383
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 7070
Tags: bikes motorbikes racing speedway vintage early sydney australia 1940s 1946
1946

LEVIATHAN (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. LEVIATHAN [between ca. 1920 and ca. 1925] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see George Grantham Bain Collection - Rights and Restrictions Information www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/274_bain.html Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print Part Of: Bain News Service photograph collection (DLC) 2005682517 General information about the George Grantham Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.36078 Call Number: LC-B2- 6025-2
Owner: The Library of Congress
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1920

Judy Canty, schoolgirl Olympic representative, 27 May 1948
Description: Judy Canty, schoolgirl Olympic representative for the long jump, 27 May 1948, by R. Donaldson, State Library of New South Wales, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/6N273VdxRoQZx
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 6747
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1948

Male Motorcycle rider on his Rudge racing bike, ca. 1935
Description: Male Motorcycle rider on his Rudge racing bike, No. 45, city street setting, ca. 1935, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 044/Item 249 archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110620631
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 7977
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1935

Water polo series at Olympic pool, 19 January 1941
Description: Water polo series at Olympic pool, Australia, 19 January 1941, by Ivan Ives for PIX magazine, State Library of New South Wales, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/7mAD0QrAZk6Gd
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 6813
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1941

Cyclist Hubert Opperman poses next to an REO Speed Wagon truck advertising at Peters Ice Cream Factory, Redfern (taken for Bruce Small Ltd), Australia, 19 July 1938
Description: Cyclist Hubert Opperman poses next to an REO Speed Wagon truck advertising at Peters Ice Cream Factory, Redfern (taken for Bruce Small Ltd), Australia, 19 July 1938, from nitrate film negative, Davis sporting collection part II, State Library of New South Wales, Home and Away - 17469 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/Yol8gPv9
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 9367
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1938

Linotype machines, Anthony Hordern and Sons department store, c. 1935
Description: Linotype machines, Anthony Hordern and Sons department store, c. 1935, gelatin silver print, from Anthony Hordern and Sons pictorial collection, PXE 1103/Vol. 3/Boxes 1-3 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9Na6DEWY/J8zyeDKjyXg47
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 7409
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1935

Tattooed man with bird, W. Silk of Paddington, Sydney, 24 April 1940
Description: Tattooed man with bird, W. Silk of Paddington with model of a ship, 24 April 1940, by A. Grimes, from vintage negative, ACP Magazines Ltd. photographic archive, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 026/Item 026 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/yl085m4gKVMop
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 21118
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1940

Jean Lorraine, New South Wales, Australia, 1940, by Max Dupain
Description: Jean Lorraine, New South Wales, Australia, 1940, by Max Dupain, from album of vintage gelatin silver print, State Library of New South Wales, PXA 28, archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110332870
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1940

Vestibule of Victory cinema George Street, 1946
Description: Vestibule of Victory cinema, George Street, Sydney, with "Springtime" showing, 30.8.1946, taken for Mr Attwater by Sam Hood, State Library of New South Wales, archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110007425 Notes from Lost Sydney - John Gleeson In 1939, The Empress was demolished and replaced by The Victory Theatre. An Art Deco building, it was designed by Crick and Furse, the firm responsible for designing many of the Art Deco theatres around Sydney. As The Victory, the cinema screened mostly action movies. This changed when renamed The Rapallo, though neither this nor objections from The National Trust prevented the demolition of the theatre in 1984.
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1941

Sonny Clay jazz band, Sydney, 1928
Description: Sonny Clay Jazz Band, Australia, 1928, Sam Hood, from vintage print, Hood Collection part II State Library of New South Wales, PXE 789 (v.8) 1. archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110095395
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1928

Axman (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. Axman [between ca. 1920 and ca. 1925] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see George Grantham Bain Collection - Rights and Restrictions Information www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/274_bain.html Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print Part Of: Bain News Service photograph collection (DLC) 2005682517 General information about the George Grantham Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.35968 Call Number: LC-B2- 6003-5
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 3255
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1920

Penguins being fed at the zoo, 22 June 1945, by Alec Iverson
Description: Penguins being fed at the zoo, 22 June 1945, by Alec Iverson, from ACP Magazines Ltd. photographic archive, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 018/Item 060 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/3a6Z37r3P7NDv
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 6106
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1945

Peggy Stout (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. Peggy Stout [between ca. 1920 and ca. 1925] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see George Grantham Bain Collection - Rights and Restrictions Information www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/274_bain.html Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print Part Of: Bain News Service photograph collection (DLC) 2005682517 General information about the George Grantham Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.35901 Call Number: LC-B2- 5990-15
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 3083
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1920

Boy fishing, Narrabeen camp war workers holiday, 26 January 1944, by Alec Iverson
Description: Boy fishing, Narrabeen war workers holiday camp, 26 January 1944, by Alec Iverson for PIX magazine, from original negative, ON 388/Box 019/Item 001 archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110588546
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 9060
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1944

Is that a
Description: The Clonbrocks were out foreign again and took this interesting image while there. At first sight I thought the train was a case of a "Pushme Pullyou" as described in Dr. Doolittle but I was mistaken. The catalogue title makes note of the pump to the right and there is just so much to see in this lovely shot. Wouldn't it be lovely to see it colourised? Photographers: Dillon Family Contributors: Luke Gerald Dillon, Augusta Caroline Dillon Collection: Clonbrock Photographic Collection Date: 7 August 1901 NLI Ref: CLON682 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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1901

The Rocks at the top of the hill.
Description: A gentleman in Tweed jacket and breeches admires a Dolmen or Cromlech at the top of a very stony hill. This image from the Clonbrock Collection has a date, but no location. Somehow rural scenes in those days seemed more rugged with rocks more exposed, and I suspect that this scene is more overgrown today? Photographers: Dillon Family Contributors: Luke Gerald Dillon, Augusta Caroline Dillon Collection: Clonbrock Photographic Collection Date: Tuesday, 10 May 1881 NLI Ref: CLON359 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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1881

Strong man, Australia, 20 May 1938
Description: Strong man, Australia, 20 May 1938, ACP Magazines Ltd., from original negative, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 032/Item 255 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/3j5DdN56b5jxw
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 8043
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1938

Understated elegance from Plumstead
Description: For a Monday morning with the lockdowns easing it is nice to celebrate, and what better way to do so than with a small wedding image. Some people, even though they have been posed, have a natural elegance, and the couple in this shot have just that. Commissioned by Mr. Holohan of Plumstead in London, this may not be that easy to add information to? Or will it? Photographer: Poole Studio Photographer Collection: Poole Photographic Collection, Waterford Date: ca. 1901-1954 Around Monday, 6 June 1938. NLI Ref: POOLEWP 4261 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 9132
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1938

[Grover Cleveland, his son and dog posed on driveway, with house in background, Princeton, N.J.] (LOC)
Description: [Grover Cleveland, his son and dog posed on driveway, with house in background, Princeton, N.J.] c1906. 1 photographic print on stereo card : stereograph. Notes: Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Published in: Presidential Pets / Niall Kelly (1992), p. 42. Caption card tracings: Pres.; Family groups; Geog.; Ph. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b33362 Call Number: STEREO PRES FILE - Cleveland [item]
Owner: The Library of Congress
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1906

Kate in pensive mood
Description: On our bookshelves at home was a book, "Portrait of a Lady". I never got to read it but somehow this image of Katharine Tynan reminded me of it, and the regret that I never took the time. A really nice image, well posed and beautifully taken by Chancellor. Katharine’s hair style is surely one that many ladies would be happy to have now, after four months of no hair salons being open? Photographers: Chancellor, Dublin Collection: Irish Personalities Photographic Collection Date: ca. 1880-1887 (illustration of this photo in a book) NLI Ref: NPA PERS77 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 9219
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1900

Dulcie Deamer, 1 April 1950
Description: Dulcie Deamer at her writing desk, novelist, poet, journalist, actor and founder and committee member of the Fellowship of Australian Writers, 1 April 1950, photographed for People magazine, from original negative, ON 388/Box 066/Item 026 digital.sl.nsw.gov.au/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?emb...
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 24008
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1950

Armour used by the Kelly Gang, worn by a police officer, 1941
Description: Armour used by the Kelly Gang (possibly Steve Hart), worn by a police officer, Police Barracks, 7 April 1941, photograph by Newby, from original negative, State Library of New South Wales, 388/Box 054/Item 167 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1wNrGw2n/wldPDBzxXONVB
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 9094
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1941

It’s a long road to Tipperary
Description: Having visited the home of the current All Ireland Hurling Champions yesterday, today we move to their great rivals, the Premier County, and the town of that name. We have seen Tipperary before but never this particular view with the winding road leading to the town. Could this Lawrence Royal plate have been taken from a railway embankment? And would that help with dating? Photographer: Robert French Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection Date: Circa 1865 1892-1914 NLI Ref: L_ROY_02580 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 7243
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1893

The greatest Playboy of them all?
Description: Arthur Shields as “The Playboy” must have been a wonderful theatrical experience? One of the great Abbey actors, playing one of the iconic roles from Irish Theatre, captured here. Photographer: Harry C. Phibbs Date: 1933 NLI Ref: AB9 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 7772
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1933

Gordon Gilmore street sweeping, Sydney, 29 August 1945
Description: Gordon Gilmore street sweeping, Sydney, 29 August 1945, ON 388/Box 016/Item 006 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YdmWz4g9
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 7192
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1945

Projectors, Regent Theatre Sydney, 25 October 1938
Description: Projectors, Regent Theatre Sydney, 25 October 1938, PIX Magazine, ON 388/Box 032/Item 158 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nQRelLj1
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 18611
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1938

Photographer Milton Kent holding his aerial camera, Sydney, June 1953
Description: Photographer Milton Kent holding his oblique aero camera from Carl Zeiss AG, Sydney, June 1953, People Magazine photographer, from original negative collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YEGq0yPn/V5bG6Og2MpvWg x
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 9146
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1953

1928 model Studebaker sedan, Crown Street, Sydney, 29 January 1935
Description: 1928 model Studebaker sedan, Crown Street, Sydney, Australia, 29 January 1935, Sam Hood, from original nitrate negative, State Library of New South Wales, Home and Away - 11738 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/V5mRRdAZWEJ6v
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 8070
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1935

A handsome pair of Cats – The Murphys on their wedding day
Description: A handsome pair of Kilkenny Cats – Mr and Mrs Austin Murphy from Gowran in Co. Kilkenny who got married in 1952. What can we find out about them, if anything? Photographer: Poole Studios Collection: Poole Photographic Collection, Waterford Date: ca. June 1952 NLI Ref: POOLEWP 4640 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 9183
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1952

Oh look? Mr. Nolan's new truck!
Description: Mr. Joseph A. Nolan, Coal Merchant purchased a bone shaker if ever there was one. Back in 1922, this must have been the wonder of the age, and was probably badly needed in Waterford with its many hills. In my neck of the woods, the horse and cart lasted until well into the 1960s. This looks a solid piece of work, and what can we find out about it? Photographer: A. H. Poole Collection: Poole Photographic Collection, Waterford Date: Monday, 2 October 1922 NLI Ref: POOLEWP 3054 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 9498
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1922

Glassblowers at work, Crown Crystal Studio, Sydney, 1950
Description: Glassblowers at work, Crown Crystal Studio, Waterloo, Sydney, 1950, from vintage print, for Walkabout magazine, State Library of New South Wales, PXA 907 Box 11 archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110312015
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 8115
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1950

Person being weighed, 6 December 1937
Description: Person being weighed by a street vendor, 6 December 1937, Pix Magazine, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 030/Item 058 1937 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nvgPv0E1/MWOAOW0yv5xPA
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 7758
Tags: street photographyvendorsbusiness1930sfashionsstate library new south wales
1937

Get off your horse and drink your milk...
Description: Back to the Poole Collection today, and a portrait of a very pretty lady in “Cowgirl” dress. Commissioned by Mr. Piper of Carlow she has one of the sweetest smiles we have seen on this stream! The title on the catalogue is simply “LADY” so who was she, and is there any explanation for the Wild West gear? Photographer: A. H. Poole Collection: Poole Photographic Collection, Waterford Date: ca. 24 September 1924 NLI Ref: POOLEWP 3211 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Views: 12626
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1924

Diving at the Valley Baths, Brisbane, Queensland, 1938
Description: Creator: Unidentified. Location: Brisbane, Queensland. Description: An action shot of a young man diving from a tower at the Valley swimming pool. Other young men in swimming costumes are waiting in turn on the tower and on a lower diving board. The Baths are in Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley. View the original image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/210527. Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: www.slq.qld.gov.au/research-collections. You are free to use this image without permission. Please attribute State Library of Queensland.
Owner: State Library of Queensland, Australia
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1938

Table Bay, Cape Town South Africa, c. 1861,
Description: Table Bay, Cape Town South Africa, c. 1861, Album of views, illustrations and Macarthur family photographs, 1857-1879, PXA 4358/Vol. 1, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nM7lp5AY/BB6l5Am3omyAO On 16 August 1860 HMS Herald left Australia on its return trip to England after nearly 9 years away. On the way back the ship passed through Cape Town in Feb 1861 and this image of the harbour was likely to have been taken around this time.
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1861

The Smyths?
Description: Our catalogue tells us that this lovely family group was commissioned by Mrs. Smyth, 44 Poleberry, Waterford, which should help you with your deliberations. I always look forward to reading the comments on a photo like this one. It is fantastic that you can discover so much information about the people in the photos we feature here on Flickr, it really does bring them alive. +++ UPDATE +++ Well, this family photograph led to a lively chase up and down Poleberry in Waterford, trying to match likely families, and likely dogs in online dog license records. But the main problem is the “unusual” house numbering of Poleberry. Our Bernard Healy is not usually given to cast asparagus at anyone, but even he was driven to this extreme: “I think we have to conclude that the census enumerator was drunk, or the houses were re-numbered at some stage”. Photographer: A. H. Poole Collection: Poole Photographic Collection, Waterford Date: 6 September 1919 NLI Ref: POOLEWP 2819 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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1919

Barbara Blane, shadow-ballet dancer at the Tivoli, 5 January 1939, by Ray Olson
Description: Barbara Blane, shadow-ballet dancer at the Tivoli, 5 January 1939, photographed by Ray Olson for Pix Magazine, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 026/Item 137, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9qoa3PO1/yjoaQlKMNMbWx Barbara Blane was an American dancer who toured Australia in 1939. She was born in New Haven, Connecticut and by age nine was teaching dancing in her own studio. During her travels in Australia she experienced flying for the first time and had her first surf in Sydney. APA citation BACK STAGE WITH BARBARA BLANE (1939, March 28). Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940), p. 3 (Daily). Retrieved February 24, 2021, from nla.gov.au/nla.news-article100098347
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1939

Smiles all round for a good beginning!
Description: A lovely smiley wedding group from Mr. Poole to start the week on a positive note! The happy couple, the witnesses, and the clergy all have broad smiles, while the bride has a firm hold on her man. Ordered by Mr. Richard Siggins of 28 The Glen in Waterford. What can we find out about them? +++ UPDATE +++ We found out ridiculously fabulous information about them, and much of the heavy lifting was done by Bernard Healy! Meet engine driver Richard Siggins and Emily Cozens, both of 28 The Glen, Waterford. They got married in the Cathedral in Waterford on 23 October 1944, and their witnesses were William Siggins and Mary Josephine Cozens. The presiding priest was Fr. John O'Connor, so just the stray smiling priest yet to be identified... Photographer: Poole Studio staff Collection: Poole Photographic Collection, Waterford Date: 1901-1954 Monday, 23 October 1944 NLI Ref: POOLEWP 4470 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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1944

J. Baptiste, hairdressing/barber's saloon, Hill End gold fields, ca. 1872
Description: J. Baptiste, hairdressing/barber's saloon, Hill End gold fields, New South Wales, ca. 1872, American & Australasian Photographic Company, from quarter plate glass negative, State Library of New South Wales, ON 4 Box 9 No 70020, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YdmeQJp9
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1872