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Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie were Australia’s first women Olympians, winning gold and silver in the 100 metres freestyle, Stockholm, 1912 Great Women, Amazing Women, Illuminati, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Stockholm, Brave, Bathing Costumes, Women In History

Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, 1912

Format: Gelatin silver photographic print Notes: Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie were Australia’s first women Olympians, winning gold and silver in the 100 metres freestyle, Stockholm, 1912 From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au Information about photographic collections of the State Library of New South Wales acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx Persistent url…

“Soldier’s goodbye & Bobbie the cat”, c. World War II by Sam Hood (by State Library of New South Wales collection) Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Cute Pictures, Vintage Dior, Vintage Love, Vintage Romance, Gato Grande, Vintage Couples

Soldier's goodbye & Bobbie the cat, 1939-1945, by Sam Hood

Format: Photoprint Notes: Find more detailed information about this photograph: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=153383 Search for more great images in the State Library's collections: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

At rear of Gloucester-street from Views taken during Cleansing Operations, Quarantine Area, Sydney, Vol. V / under the supervision of . The Rocks Sydney, Gloucester Street, New York Buildings, Botany Bay, Historical Images, Sydney Australia, City Streets, Vintage Photography, Old Photos

At rear of Gloucester-street, from Views taken during Cleansing Operations, Quarantine Area, Sydney, 1900, Vol. V / under the supervision of Mr George McCredie, F.I.A., N.S.W. photographed by John Degotardi Jr.

When bubonic plague struck Sydney in 1900, George McCredie was appointed by the Government to take charge of all quarantine activities in the Sydney area, beginning work on March 23, 1900. At the time of his appointment, McCredie was an architect and consulting engineer with offices in the Mutual Life of New York Building in Martin Place. McCredie's appointment was much criticised in Parliament, though it was agreed later that his work was successful. Format: Photograph Find more…

Baby Clinic at Newtown in Sydney, Photo shared by State Records NSW, via… Old Pictures, Old Photos, Newtown Sydney, Terra Australis, Australian Photography, Aboriginal Culture, Sydney City, Largest Countries, Local History

Newtown Baby Clinic, 1914

Nurses and mothers in front of Newtown Baby Clinic Dated: c.1914 Digital ID: 4873_a004_a004000001r Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos/documents. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

Children in Sydney slums, mainly Surry Hills, Woolloomooloo, Redfern, 1949 by Ted Hood Photographs Of People, Vintage Photographs, Australian Painters, Sydney City, Surry Hills, Slums, Old West, Sydney Australia, Historical Photos

Children in Sydney slums, mainly Surry Hills, Woolloomooloo, Redfern, 1949 by Ted Hood

Format: Photograph Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=52721 Search for more great images in the State Library's collections: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

HMS Formidable berthed at the Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia, circa Jan State Records NSW Sydney City, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Aircraft Carrier, Beautiful Buildings, Beautiful Landscapes, Royal Navy, Sydney Australia, Aussies, Fotografia

Circular Quay, Sydney, 1940s

HMS 'Formidable' berthed at Circular Quay Dated: c.1945 Digital ID: 9856_a017_A017000167 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

Rear of 93 Cumberland Street, The Rocks (NSW) [Rocks Resumption photographic survey] Old Photos, Vintage Photos, The Rocks Sydney, Gloucester Street, Sydney City, Historical Images, Historical Architecture, Sydney Australia, Beautiful Buildings

Rear of 93 Cumberland Street, The Rocks (NSW) [Rocks Resumption photographic survey]

Title: Rear of 93 Cumberland Street, The Rocks (NSW) [Rocks Resumption photographic survey] Dated: 01/10/1901 Digital ID: 4481_a026_000109 Rights: No known copyright restrictions www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos/documents. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

Studio photograph of Annie Dawson Wallace seated on a bicycle - Sydney, NSW, 1899 by State Library of New South Wales Victorian Women, Edwardian Era, Victorian Era, Edwardian Dress, Photographs Of People, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Images, Old Bicycle, Before Us

Bikes, bicycles, pushbikes

It's as easy as riding a bike. These photographs from the collection of the State Library of New South Wales celebrate the timeless joy of the bicycle.

photo -Found at the Camberwell Markets, Melbourne, Australia. This so looks like me and my best friend and we lived near Camberwell but that looks like St Kilda beach Vintage Children Photos, Vintage Pictures, Narrative Photography, Kids Laughing, Melbourne Victoria, Historical Pictures, Beautiful Children, Black And White Photography, Beautiful Images

Best of friends (undated)

Photograph. 10 cm x 6.7 cm Found at the Camberwell Markets, Melbourne, Australia. Explored on 26 December, 2011 (#169) & 27 December, 2011 (#136)

This photograph from September 1901 depicts Argyle Street in The Rocks. The images highlights the most dilapidated buildings and filthy laneways, to support the Government's case for redevelopment. The Rocks Sydney, Argyle Street, First Fleet, Australian Photography, Sydney City, Historical Images, Beautiful Buildings, View Image, Continents

Argyle Street & Miller's Road, The Rocks

Corner of Argyle Street and Miller's Road, The Rocks [Rocks Resumption photographic survey] Dated: September 1901 Digital ID: 4481_a026_000162 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

Moss Vale Post Office,Moss Vale in New South Wales (year unknown). South Australia, Western Australia, Aboriginal History, Australian Photography, Australian Continent, Old Buildings, Office Buildings, Largest Countries, Small Island

Moss Vale Post Office

Moss Vale Post Office Dated: 1890s Digital ID: 4481_a026_000754 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions This was a previously unidentified post office - it was part of our "Moments in Time" blog series where we ask you to help us date the photos or identify the location where the photo was taken. We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos/documents. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo…

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