Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, 1912 by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie were Australia’s first women Olympians, winning gold and silver in the 100 metres freestyle, Stockholm, 1912

First vehicles across Harbour Bridge, 1932 Sydney NSW Australia

épinglé par ❃❀CM❁✿⊱╮First vehicles across Harbour Bridge, 1932 Sydney NSW Australia

Mugshots from the 1920s: E. Hemsworth, 1925. Emily Hemsworth killed her three-week-old son but could not remember any details of the murder. She was found not guilty due to insanity.

Mugshots from the 1920s

Emily Gertrude Hemsworth, 14 May 1925 - Emily Hemsworth killed her…

Bradman and Stan McCabe take the field, 18/10/1932 / by Sam Hood. State Lib of NSW Collection.

Sir Donald Bradman and Stan McCabe take the cricket field, on 18 October 1932 - Photo by Sam Hood. State Library of NSW Collection.

Children in Hills Reserve (Frog Hollow),Surry Hills, 1949 by Ted Hood by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Children in Hills Reserve (Frog Hollow),Surry Hills, 1949 by Ted Hood by State Library of New South Wales collection.

Strikingly handsome couple from the past..ca. 1918..from the Australian War Museum archives...Cora and Captain Henry Forrest of the Australian Flying Corpon their wedding day

Studio portrait of Captain (Capt) Henry Garnet Forrest (born and his wife Cora on their wedding day. Capt Forrest served with No 2 Squadron AFC, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Gold panning, Australia, 1900

Asian demand ensures that the Australian Mining Boom will probably never be over. Continuing high demand for minerals from China, Japan, South Korea.

Embassy Theatre by night, Katoomba, 1938 with milk bar

Embassy Theatre by night, Katoomba, 1938 with milk bar It was a lot later than but my auntie took us there for ice cream sodas in the mid sixties!

Giles's Hot Sea Baths, Coogee, c. 1930s, by Sam Hood

Giles's Hot Sea Baths, Coogee, c. by Sam Hood. The bathhouse is no longer there but the swimming spot is lovely. You'll recognise the stairs at the very north end of Coogee bay

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