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Woman in a sports car with a dog, Sydney Harbour, 1940
Description: Woman in a sports car with a dog, Sydney Harbour, Robert Rice, 20 December 1940, from film negative, ON 388/Box 025/Item 066 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/Y0Kx6xm1/26Dv5Zl3kbZAd
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1940

Tug 'Pluvius' carrying ferry passengers due to Sydney ferry strike, 1910
Description: Tug 'Pluvius' carrying ferry passengers due to Sydney ferry strike, 1910, John Powell, State Library of New South Wales, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YEGm5KXn/a6lLQQ83yg5wA
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 2527
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1913

Lough Gartan on a misty day?
Description: Stony walls, a ruined cabin, scrubby trees, hard-won fields, and the lake make this image of Gartan Lake timeless and yet ancient at the one time. It looks like there is a cemetery on the bottom left corner. What does it look like now? Photographer: Thomas H. Mason Collection: Mason Photographic Collection Date: circa 1900 NLI Ref: M21/41/13 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: 3605
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1900

Pest exterminators, Sydney, 1937
Description: Houghton & Byrne, pest exterminators, with collection of dead rats from a ship and holding a packet of Calcid poison briquettes, Sydney, 9 July, 1937, Sam Hood, 35mm copy print from original nitrate negative, State Library of New South Wales, Home and Away - 8455/NCY28/731 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YRlDMGgn
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1937

Sono Osato, 'Ballet Russe' dancer, 1939-1940
Description: Sono Osato, ballet dancer and first dancer of Japanese descent, and the first American, to join Ballet Russe, Colonel de Basil's "Original Ballet Russe", 1939-1940, copied from earlier studio photograph by Sam Hood, ON 204 Box 14/20-103 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YK54z2Gn/RJyoXwkgKy0l
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 3351
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1939

Skeleton dancers and band on theatre stage, Sydney, c. 1928
Description: Skeleton dancers and band on stage, Capitol or State Theatre, Sydney, c. 1928, State Library of New South Wales, PXA 1219 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/npAd3451/Vw2d7VowEEbDg
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 6692
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1928

Ariel motorbike at National Park, Sydney, 1940
Description: Man sitting on his Ariel motorbike, motor cycle camp at National Park, Sydney, 18 January 1940, by Fred Grimes from original film negative, ON 388/Box 027/Item 030 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/npANwAb1/8KzJXBb4vzyNd
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 18632
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1940

Aussie Bear, toy koala manufactured by Thurlstane, ca. 1944-1945
Description: Aussie Bear, toy koala manufactured by Thurlstane (Aust.) Pty. Ltd., ca. 1944-1945, Aussie Bear, toy koala manufactured by Thurlstane, ca. 1944-1945, from vintage gelatin silver print, State Library of New South Wales, PXA 1517 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1JkmNxrY/NgJ837W6qww6j
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 3508
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1945

Air force parachuter, 1939
Description: Air force parachuter, 15 April 1939, Ray Olsen, from film negative, ON 388/Box 077/Item 069, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nV2Wbrqn/DRbW0M2GZlmgb
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 16946
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1939

Wicker chairs, interior of Avro 618 Ten airplane, Australia, c. 1930
Description: Wicker chairs, interior of Avro 618 Ten airplane, Australia, c. 1930, by Milton Kent, Charles T.P. Ulm collection of historical aviation photographs, from gelatin silver print, State Library of New South Wales, PXE 1122 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/92eVl0oY/a4KLBV2j02O82
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 5126
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1930

Men working on NSWGR 36 Class locomotive 3667, 11 November 1942
Description: Men working on NSWGR 36 Class locomotive 3667, 11 November 1942, Ray Olsen, from glass negative, ON 388/Box 022/Item 074 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9qoa3VZ1/6kJNMKgBD0XBq
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 3747
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1942

Kitten, on wire mesh door, 19 March 1937, by Norman Herfort
Description: Kitten, on wire mesh door, 19 March 1937, by Norman Herfort, from vintage negative, ACP Magazines Ltd. photographic archive, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 079/Item 660 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/APZX6m64y7XlQ
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 4761
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1937

Shigeyuki Akimitsu (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. Shigeyuki Akimitsu [no date recorded on caption card] 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.37444 Call Number: LC-B2- 6240-16
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 10830
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1900

Meeting of strikers at Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, 18 April 1909
Description: Meeting of strikers at Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, 18 April 1909, part of: Frederick Hancock papers and pictorial material, 1899-1962, from gelatin silver print, State Library Of New South Wales SPF/3454, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nZNv7d7n
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 3948
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1909

Aerial view of Woolloomooloo, Sydney, c.1925
Description: Aerial view of Woolloomooloo and the Botanical Gardens, Sydney, c.1925, Milton Kent, from original negative, State Library of New South Wales, ON 447/Box 114 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9yM6AVE9/z8Z865QZNbGgv
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1925

Madame (Ada) Senyah, trapeze artist, c.1865
Description: Madame (Ada) Senyah, trapeze artist, c.1865, unknown, from carte-de-visite, State Library of New South Wales, PXA 362 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/93QVj571 Madame (Ada) Senyah was one of the more famous trapeze artists from the mid nineteenth century. In a feature common with many in the business Madame Senyah did not use her real name. Many adopted Italian and foreign sounding names but in this instance, Ada used the device of spelling her real name Haynes backward. Following the lead of Jean Price who introduced long leaps using a trapeze bar Madame Senyah is often credited with being the first woman aerial flyer. She appeared with her husband, Samuel, who hung from a trapeze bar by his feet and caught his wife as she swung towards him after losing her hold of the stirrups.
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1865

Building a small wooden-framed station wagon body, 17 December 1947
Description: Building a small wooden-framed station wagon body, 17 December 1947, Sam Hood, from nitrate film negativeHome and Away - 11503https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/93Qpdao1/0AVl83Dl5axm13851
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 4548
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1947

“He had no doubt that his was one of the outstanding minds of the age...”
Description: After all the great work on Dr. Wake the other day, we start this week with another doctor. This is a very fine Poole portrait from our Irish Personalities Collection. What is Arthur Lynch's story? Photographer: A.H. Poole Collection: Irish Personalities Photographic Collection Date: ca. 1918? NLI Ref: NPA PERS38 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: 4408
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1918

Allied airfield crew working on Lockheed P-38 fighter planes, New Guinea, c. 1944
Description: Allied airfield crew working on Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter planes, New Guinea, c. 1944 PXA PXA 644 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YezElR29/mbRvErzjoGx6B
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1943

Carcass of a whale caught by the Davidson family in Eden, New South Wales, c. 1900
Description: Carcass of a whale caught by the Davidson family in Eden, New South Wales, c. 1900, PXA 2044 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9PQ84Okn/yj5dmJPVoBP06
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 4580
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1900

Shaving in Antarctic explorers hut, Cape Denison, 1912
Description: Shaving in Antarctic explorers hut, Cape Denison. (l-r) Bage, Stillwell, McLean, Madigan, Hodgeman, Hunter, Hurley (doing the shaving), 1912, from silver gelatin photo, State Library of New South Wales, PXB 1698 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YK5QKjan/XB4eMv4QrO840
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 4594
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1912

Thelma Scott, Shakespeare Room, State Library of New South Wales, 1947
Description: Thelma Scott in Shakespeare Room at The State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, August 1947, from original negative, ON 559/Box 6/nos. 155-168 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YEGqeOPn/jPJw8VWkk4bW7 Australian character actress and television director who started her career in the early 1930s. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thelma_Scott
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1947

Women with AWA refrigerator, Sydney, Max Dupain, c. 1946
Description: Women with AWA refrigerator, Sydney, advertisement shoot, Max Dupain, c. 1946, from film negative, State Library of New South Wales, ON 559/Box 2/nos. 595-602 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9gkRDj49/dv0N5KWlAR2wd
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 13787
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1946

Collins & Wylie with General Aircraft Monospar ST-11 (VH-USN), 1935
Description: General Aircraft Monospar ST-11 (VH-USN), built by General Aircraft Ltd (GAL) with pilots Collins and Wylie after flight from UK to Australia, February 1935, Sam Hood, from vintage gelatin silver print, State Library of New South Wales, PPXE 789 (v.6) collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9arqppXn/2RNBZoA7pDeky
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 5282
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1935

Truck running on gas, Sydney,  1942
Description: Truck running on gas, Clarence Street, Sydney, Sam Hood 18 August 1942, Home and Away - 25934 30915 NCY52/153 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9O4DZmpn/ON7QAmMgVVwrM One of 800 trucks converted to gas to beat wartime petrol rationing. The conversion came with warnings about exceeding 50 kilometres an hour as the bag might flap and tear.
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 4961
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1942

Tattooed man, Tahuata, Polynesia, 1839, James Addison
Description: Tattooed man, Tahuata (Santa Christina), Polynesia, 29 July 1839, drawing by James Addison, from album of drawings, maps and coastal profiles of Pacific Islands, 1837-1840, State Library of New South Wales, DL PX 55 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9O4owD6n/JDz7QMZR2NBdo
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 14779
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1839

Train of 1862 & 1924 Limited -- Great Northern (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. Train of 1862 & 1924 Limited -- Great Northern [no date recorded on caption card] 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.37116 Call Number: LC-B2- 6195-8
Owner: The Library of Congress
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1900

Carpet detail, Blackbeard's mini golf, Fresno, California (LOC)
Description: Margolies, John,, photographer. Carpet detail, Blackbeard's mini golf, Fresno, California 1987. 1 photograph : color transparency ; 35 mm (slide format). Notes: Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; John Margolies 2010 (DLC/PP-2010:191). Credit line: John Margolies Roadside America photograph archive (1972-2008), Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Please use digital image: original slide is kept in cold storage for preservation. Forms part of: John Margolies Roadside America photograph archive (1972-2008). Subjects: Miniature golf--1980-1990. United States--California--Fresno. Format: Slides--1980-1990.--Color Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see "John Margolies Roadside America Photograph Archive - Rights and Restrictions Information" www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/723_marg.html Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print Part Of: Margolies, John John Margolies Roadside America photograph archive (DLC) 2010650110 General information about the John Margolies Roadside America photograph archive is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.mrg Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/mrg.03349 Call Number: LC-MA05- 3349
Owner: The Library of Congress
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1987

Tableau-vivant, New South Wales, Australian and American Photographic Company, ca. 1872
Description: Studio shot of six men in Tableau-vivant, New South Wales, Australian and American Photographic Company, ca. 1872, ON 4 Box 46 No [50] collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YEG7oEKn
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 5059
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1872

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
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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: 11477
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1942

Oscar Wilde (LOC)
Description: Sarony, Napoleon,, 1821-1896,, photographer. Oscar Wilde c1882. 1 photographic print on card mount : albumen. Notes: Oscar Wilde, full-length portrait, standing, facing front with head turned to the left, window behind left shoulder. No. 17. Copyright by N. Sarony. Exhibit loan 4221-L. Subjects: Wilde, Oscar,--1854-1900. Format: Portrait photographs--1880-1890. Panel card photographs--1880-1890. Albumen prints--1880-1890. 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.3g07137 Call Number: LOT 12385 [item]
Owner: The Library of Congress
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1882

The Carroll family from Manchester on board the Georgic, 1949
Description: British migrants Mr and Mrs Carroll with their eight children on board the Georgic, 1949, Norman Herfort, Pix Magazine, ON 388/Box 005/Item 002 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/g7WODXA8dQXMJ In 1949, the passenger ship Georgic arrived in Australia with the largest number of emigrants ever to arrive on Australian shores. She was the last ‘White Star’ liner built before a merger with the Cunard Line and in total there were 1,994 British migrants on board; many of whom were ex-servicemen who became interested in migrating after they returned from the War.
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1949

HR Locke attempting world diving record, Sydney Heads, 1934
Description: HR Locke attempting world diving record in new suit designed by Austral Submarine Inventions, 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: 6177
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1934

Dom St. Salvator zu Fulda, Germany
Description: Fulda Cathedral in Germany. Katedralen i Fulda i Tyskland. Location: Fulda, Germany Photograph by: Berit Wallenberg Date: 03.07.1927 Format: Film negative Persistent URL: app.raa.se/open/arkivsok/document?uri=https://pub.raa.se/...
Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
Views: 3655
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1927

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: 6009
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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: 6861
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1939

Endurance encased in ice, Shackleton expedition, 1915, photo by Frank Hurley
Description: The Endurance encased in ice, Ernest Shackleton expedition, Weddell Sea, Antarctica, 1915, flash photograph by Frank Hurley, from an original gelatin silver photo printed by Hurley, State Library of New South Wales PXA 715 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/RDpgG7XDZ2DE3
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 6355
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1915

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: 4942
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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
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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: 9666
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1940

Portrait of General MacArthur and General Thomas Blamey, New Guinea, October 1942
Description: Portrait of General MacArthur and General Thomas Blamey, New Guinea, October 1942, Australian Department Of Information, from vintage gelatin silver print, State Library of New South Wales, PXA 644/264-265 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9WZmV7LY
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 6224
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1942

Firemen and fire engine at brigade headquarters, Sydney, 17 March, 1941
Description: Firemen and fire engine at brigade headquarters, Sydney, 17 March, 1941, Robert Donaldson, from original film negativeON 388/Box 029/Item 014 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nGma57MY/4O4R4bqKkOAmK
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 6225
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1941

Hiking fashion, 11 July 1932, Sun Newspaper
Description: Hiking fashion, 11 July 1932, Sun Newspaper, from film negative, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 033/Item 223, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YolgjK39/QlL2wrJP5Pk3X
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 9046
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1932

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: 7999
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1946

Minerva Theatre, Max Dupain, June 1947
Description: Exterior of Minerva Theatre at night time with a large advertisement for the production 'Clutterbuck', June 1947, Max Dupain, film negative, ON 609/Box 23/no. 132 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1bGWpbXY/QMe3kEEp2z6BZ
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1947

Xavier Mertz Bringing in a box of Ice through the Catacombs, Antarctica,  1912, by Frank Hurley
Description: Xavier Mertz Bringing in a box of Ice through the Catacombs, Cape Denison, Antarctica, 1912, Frank Hurley, Australian Antarctic Expedition, State Library of New South Wales, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nX6mQj8Y
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 8163
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1912

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: 7785
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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
Views: 18643
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1951

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: 9960
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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: 8605
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1946

When bedtime comes (LOC)
Description: Frees, Harry Whittier,, 1879-1953,, photographer. When bedtime comes c1914 June 24. 1 photographic print. Notes: Photograph shows a two puppies in a cradle. Title from item. Subjects: Animals in human situations--1910-1920. Bedtime--1910-1920. Cradles--1910-1920. Dogs--1910-1920. Baby animals--1910-1920. Format: Humorous pictures--1910-1920. Photographic prints--1910-1920. 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/ds.04057 Call Number: LOT 11513 [item]
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1914

Dale Thornton, son of Clarence Thornton, who is a Farm Security Administration borrower. Story County, Iowa (LOC)
Description: Dale Thornton, son of Clarence Thornton, who is a Farm Security Administration borrower. Story County, Iowa 1940 Apr. 1 negative : nitrate ; 4 x 5 inches or smaller. Notes: Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). File print is reversed; printed backwards. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. Subjects: United States--Iowa--Story County. Format: Nitrate negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions. For information, see U.S. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black & White Photographs www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/071_fsab.html Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2002708960 More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b29150 Call Number: LC-USF34- 007519-ZD
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1940

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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1941

Trick cyclist and golfer Banner Forbutt, December 1946
Description: Trick cyclist and golfer Banner Forbutt, December 1946, photographed by Ivan Ives, Pix magazine, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 014/Item 083 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/8Zl2vRLAwKWlP
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1946

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
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1928

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
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1945

Balloon Ascent, Wonderland theme park, Tamarama Beach, Sydney, c. 1908
Description: Balloon Ascent, Wonderland theme park, Tamarama Beach, Sydney, c. 1908. Possibly a record of the ascent, and unexpected descent, of Alphonse Stewart in January 1908. Witnessed by hundreds who had gathered for the event Stewart fell after only ascending 15 feet but on his second attempt rose to some 3000 feet before descending by parachutes from the balloon, Broadhurst collection of postcards, State Library of New South Wales, PXA 635 - 845 digital.sl.nsw.gov.au/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?emb... "BALLOON ACCIDENT AT WONDERLAND." Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) 18 January 1908: 9. Web. 16 Jun 2021 .
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1908

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
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1944

Caveman hole, Sir Goony Golf, Chattanooga, Tennessee (LOC)
Description: Margolies, John,, photographer. Caveman hole, Sir Goony Golf, Chattanooga, Tennessee 1986. 1 photograph : color transparency ; 35 mm (slide format). Notes: Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; John Margolies 2010 (DLC/PP-2010:191). Credit line: John Margolies Roadside America photograph archive (1972-2008), Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Please use digital image: original slide is kept in cold storage for preservation. Forms part of: John Margolies Roadside America photograph archive (1972-2008). Subjects: Miniature golf--1980-1990. United States--Tennessee--Chattanooga. Format: Slides--1980-1990.--Color Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see "John Margolies Roadside America Photograph Archive - Rights and Restrictions Information" www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/723_marg.html Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print Part Of: Margolies, John John Margolies Roadside America photograph archive (DLC) 2010650110 General information about the John Margolies Roadside America photograph archive is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.mrg Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/mrg.02745 Call Number: LC-MA05- 2745
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1986

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

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
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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
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1938

I’m Bert, p’raps you’ve heard of me?
Description: W.J. Brennan of Market Street, Tramore may have been the dedicated follower of fashion in 1905, but in 2021 he seems the perfect caricature of “Burlington Bertie from Bow”! We know the date, the name, the place. So what more can we find out about W.J. “Bertie” Brennan? Photographer: A. H. Poole Collection: Poole Photographic Collection, Waterford Date: Saturday, 8 July 1905 NLI Ref: POOLEWP 1476a You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
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1905

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
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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...
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1950

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
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1933