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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
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1839

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: 11784
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1951

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
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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
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1942

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

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
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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
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1939

General Alexander von Kaulbars (center) and Russian soldiers during the Boxer Uprising, China, c. 1900
Description: General Alexander von Kaulbars (center) and Russian soldiers during the Boxer Uprising, China, c. 1900, from the papers of George Ernest Morrison, vintage gelatin silver print, PXA 208https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/Ydmdzlg9/lB7Dg5PaxzMjO
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1900

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
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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
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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
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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
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1940

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
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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
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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

New Fiat station wagon outside the Art Gallery, Sydney, 31 March 1949
Description: New "Fiat" station wagon outside the Art Gallery, Sydney, 31 March 1949, by L. Shea for the Sun Newspaper, State Library of New South Wales, 9615793 ON 388/Box 053/Item 158 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/y3KBXJPPO8yr3
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1949

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
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1945

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
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1912

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
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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
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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
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1946

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
Owner: State Library of NSW
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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
Owner: State Library of NSW
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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

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
Owner: State Library of NSW
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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
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1928

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
Owner: State Library of NSW
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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

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

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
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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1905

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
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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
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1941

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
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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
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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
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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
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1952

Yawn and stretch exercises, 24 May 1939, composite photograph by Ted Hood
Description: "Yawn & stretch" exercise series, 24 May 1939, composite photograph by Ted Hood, from original negative, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 028/Item 055 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/npANwZl1/LK2PzPJzmjjEo
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1939

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
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1922

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
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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
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1924

Maintenance work, Norah Head lighthouse, New South Wales, 13 April 1939, by Ray Olson
Description: Maintenance work, Norah Head lighthouse, New South Wales, 13 April 1939, by Ray Olson, from original negative, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 026/Item 083, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9ALZy6RY/44EV8P64X3aNZ
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1939

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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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
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