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Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall (Portland Harbour, Maine)

A portion of the Berlin wall resides in Long Wharf next to the Portland Harbour.

Woman and children on beach in Lorne. ca. 1900

Coastal scenes 2

ca. 1900-ca. 1940 Image rwg/u497 Women and children on beach in Lorne. Visit our catalogue to download a hi-res copy or find out more about this image: handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/56737 Want to find more pictures from the State Library of Victoria's collections? guides.slv.vic.gov.au/pictures

Australian Icons

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Pitt St, Sydney NSW

Postcards of the Past - Vintage Postcards of Sydney, NSW, Australia

A collection of old postcards of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

1966 VC Chrysler Valiant 225 Regal Sedan Aussie Original Magazine Advertisement

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Anna Pavlova on board ship, Australian tour, 1929 / unknown photographer

The star on the deckchair, the trademark of the shipping line, hardly seems large enough for the artist sitting on it, the most legendary ballet dancer of all time Format: Photograph Notes: Find more detailed information about this photograph: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=441900 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

1930s, Racegoers at Warwick Farm Racecourse, Australia

Racegoers at Warwick Farm racecourse

Format: Glass plate negative. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Thomas Lennon Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/collection=Thomas_Lennon_Photographic Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection General information about the Powerhouse Museum Collection is available at www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database Persistent URL: www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=388541

The Royal Arcade, Sydney, ran from George Street near the markets, through to Pitt Street, near the School of Arts. Over 90 metres long, it was well lit, with a lofty celestory and gas lamps. There were 31 shops on the ground floor, 36 offices on the first floor and a photographic studio above them at the George Street end. Of Sydney’s five Victorian arcades, only the Strand survived twentieth century development, the Royal disappearing beneath the Hilton Hotel in the mid 1970s.

Royal Arcade, Sydney, 1892 from Photographs of Sydney and New South Wales, ca.1892-1900 / New South Wales Government Printer

Format: Albumen photoprint Notes: The Royal Arcade ran from George Street near the markets, through to Pitt Street, near the School of Arts. Over 90 metres long, it was well lit, with a lofty celestory and gas lamps. There were 31 shops on the ground floor, 36 offices on the first floor and a photographic studio above them at the George Street end. Of Sydney’s five Victorian arcades, only the Strand survived twentieth century development, the Royal disappearing beneath the Hilton Hotel in…

1989 Newcastle earthquake - most devastating in Australia's history

The Victorian earthquake didn't do much damage ... but the next one might

Just before 9pm last night (AEST) a magnitude-5.4 earthquake (initially measured as magnitude-5.3) rocked Victoria. The quake did minimal damage to property and no injuries have been reported, but it reminded…

The original one and two dollar paper notes.

The original one and two dollar paper notes.

Traffic jam on Hay St in 1930.Photo from State Archives of NSW.A♥W

Traffic jam on Hay St in 1930.Photo from State Archives of NSW.A♥W

Old Queensland Museum

The Queensland Museum is now based at Southbank, and I haven't yet been there. It's on my list, as they say. This post is about the old museum site at Bowen Hills, which is the one I went to as a student. It was sort of exciting, because it was right where The Ekka is; but it was also interesting. In fact, so interesting that on one visit with my primary school, I must have been walking around looking at the exhibits more than I was watching where I was going, and I bumped into a pillar and…