Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction, 1930, with two aeroplanes, Charles Ulm's "Southern Sun" & a Gypsy Moth / photomontage by Edward Searl
The aeroplanes were added to the already dramatic image of the two halves of the Harbour Bridge arch Format: Silver gelatin composite photoprint Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=403109 Format: Photograph 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
King St. Sydney from Pitt St., looking E, February-March 1895 / H. King Syd.
Format: Albumen photoprint Notes: As a cable tram trundles up King Street towards Queens Square, a crowd occupies both sides of the roadway. They have assembled outside the Daily Telegraph office, where the latest news was posted each day. Judging by this photograph, it is not surprising that the 1909 Royal Commission on the Improvement of Sydney was critical of the traffic chaos on Sydney’s narrow streets. Find more photographs of early Sydney on Discover Collections - Sydney Exposed…
Free Printable Australia Day Learning Packet
With Australia Day just around the corner I thought it was about time we did a little learning about places much closer to home. January...
From Terra Australis to Australia
Discover the original journals, logbooks, letters, paintings and drawings covering the voyage of the First Fleet, the mutiny on the Bounty and Matthew Flinders' journeys. - A story from the State Library of New South Wales
No watering down invasion truth of 1788, says indigenous leader Paul Morris
Arthur Phillip by Francis Wheatley Date painted: 1786 Oil on canvas, 90.2 x 69.2 cm Collection: National Portrait Gallery, London - Phillip spent his whole career in the Navy, as an officer and as a naval spy. After many campaigns and expeditions, he landed in Australia at Port Jackson in January 1788 where he founded the first convict settlement, which later became the city of Sydney.
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