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Armistice Day service at Cenotaph, Martin Place, Sydney, 1937
Description: Armistice Day service at Cenotaph, Martin Place, Sydney, 11 November 1937, Sam Hood, from original nitrate negative, State Library of New South Wales, NCY39/138
Owner: State Library of NSW
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1937

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
Views: 2807
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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
Views: 14024
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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: 18561
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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

Man in a top hat JC Williamson Ltd, July 1936
Description: Man in a top hat with men dancing on a stage, Sydney, July 1936, photo by Sam Hood and commissioned by JC Williamson Ltd. NCY59/483, gelatin silver copy print of original nitrate negative, Home and Away - 31495 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YRlDlL3n
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 3956
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1936

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: 16936
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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

Mount Erebus, showing Fang of Lower Crater from the West, January 1911
Description: Mount Erebus, showing Fang of Lower Crater from the West, January 1911, photograph album of the Scott expedition to Antarctica, 1910-1913, annotated by T. Griffith Taylor, vintage silver gelatin print, PXA 157 search.sl.nsw.gov.au/permalink/f/1cvjue2/ADLIB110339803
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 16605
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1911

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
Tags: locomotives trains working industry sydney australia steamtrains
1942

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
Views: 13119
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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
Views: 5272
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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

Men working on  locomotives in railway workshops, November 1941
Description: Men working on locomotives in railway workshops, November 1941, Railway series, Ray Olsen, from glass negative, ON 388/Box 022/Item 074, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9qoa3VZ1/0OwmbwKNgede5
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 4214
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1941

“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

The Boyd brothers on a truck, Northern New South Wales, 1942
Description: Happy hunting ground for fishermen, The Boyd brothers, EH Turnor, 1942, from glass negative, ON 388/Box 022/Item 070 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/Yj7owk79/rJBeMKwzVjxW4 Reference museum.tweed.nsw.gov.au/whats-on/exhibitions/boyds-shed
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 4763
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1942

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
Views: 28282
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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

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
Views: 4759
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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: 13680
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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: 14716
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1839

German airplane crashed in the snow, ca. 1918
Description: German airplane crashed in the snow, ca. 1918, unknown photographer, hand coloured and printed by Colart's Studios, Melbourne, ca. 1920 for 'The pictorial panorama of the Great War: embracing Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine, France, Belgium, Germany and the Navy', State Library of New South Wales, PXD 481 Item 124 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nGmR57GY/ZPDargADdX4lJ
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 5008
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1918

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: 14427
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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
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
Views: 5545
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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

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: 5961
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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
Tags: sailing yachts sydneyharbour portjackson lighthouses hornbylighthouse
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: 4942
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1921

Nixon 1968 election night, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City (LOC)
Description: Gotfryd, Bernard,, photographer. Nixon 1968 election night, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City 1968. 1 photograph : color transparency ; 35mm (slide format) Notes: Title from slide mount and other caption information provided by the photographer. Please use digital image: original slide is kept in cold storage for preservation. Gift; Bernard Gotfryd; 2004; (DLC/PP-2004:032). Subjects: Presidential elections United States--New York (State)--New York. Format: Slides--Color--1960-1970. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. For information see "Bernard Gotfryd," hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.592.gotf Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Part Of: Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2010650142 Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/gtfy.02855 Call Number: LC-GB05- 2855
Owner: The Library of Congress
Views: 5389
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1968

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: 6230
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1946

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

Australian Tennis magazine cover shot, March 1953, by Max Dupain & Associates
Description: Australian Tennis magazine cover shot, March 1953, by Max Dupain & Associates, State Library of New South Wales, ON 558/Box 11/nos. 101-112 collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/digital/XVJBvZm64MPBz
Owner: State Library of NSW
Views: 6802
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1953

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
Views: 8907
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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
Views: 8918
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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
Views: 15425
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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
Views: 8163
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1912

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: 9783
Tags: cinemas theatres movies sydney kingscross early demolished
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: 7771
Tags: glebe glebeisland sydney bridges vintage early 1870s transport roads statelibraryofnewsouthwales
1871

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: 9894
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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: 9903
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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

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: 8036
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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: 9528
Tags: motorcycles motorbikes rudge australia 1930s bikes
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: 7784
Tags: waterpolo sports athletes australia
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: 11207
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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: 8711
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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

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
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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

Irene Castle (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. Irene Castle [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.35919 Call Number: LC-B2- 5993-15
Owner: The Library of Congress
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1920

Richards - Tilden - Johnston [tennis] (LOC)
Description: Bain News Service,, publisher. Richards - Tilden - Johnston [tennis] [between ca. 1920 and ca. 1925] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. 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.35883 Call Number: LC-B2- 5987-7
Owner: The Library of Congress
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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
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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
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1938