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Spitalfields nippers: London's poorest children in the early – in pictures. Credit: Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Life, East London, London History, British History, Old Pictures, Old Photos

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

[no inscription - Unknown Australian solders in trenches at Gallipoli, probably stretcher bearers of the Battalion AIF, 1915 ] [Joseph Cecil Thompson - presumed photographer] Ww1 History, World History, Military History, History Essay, Wilhelm Ii, Kaiser Wilhelm, World War One, First World, Gallipoli Campaign

Australian soldiers in trenches at Gallipoli, 1915

[no inscription - Unknown Australian solders in trenches at Gallipoli, probably stretcher bearers of the 9th Battalion AIF, 1915 ] [Joseph Cecil Thompson - presumed photographer]

Circular Quay in Sydney in 1930 facing the harbour.In the background is the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney City, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Area, Harbor Bridge, Cairns, Tasmania, Travel Posters

Construction of Sydney Harbour Bridge, January 1930. [1150x1600]

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Truganini (c. 1812 – 8 May was a woman widely considered to be the last full blood Aboriginal Tasmanian (Palawa). It was, in part, the ND assumption that aboriginal people were sub-human that justified their brutalization. Aboriginal History, Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal People, We Are The World, People Of The World, Black History Facts, African Diaspora, African American History, British History

Trugannini 1866 | Truganini was a woman widely considered to be the last full blood Aboriginal Tasmanian (Palawa) of Australia.

Vintage Photos of Terrible Steam-Train Accidents Diesel, Old Trains, Vintage Trains, Model Train Layouts, Steam Locomotive, Train Tracks, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Model Trains

Derailment on the Zig Zag railway

Derailment on the Zig Zag at Lithgow Dated: 4/04/1901 Digital ID: 17420_a014_a014000989 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.

Australian classic lawn mower the VICTA, "toe cutter"Invented right here in Australia Australia Day, Melbourne Australia, Primary History, Old Tractors, Lawn Mower, Inventions, Vintage Photos, Old Things, Apple Pin

Australian classic lawn mower "VICTA", Invented right here in Australia. WITY A PUSH MOWER AT HOME DIDN'T I WISH.

Archaeologists have spent the past year carefully restoring and scanning the preserved bodies of 86 Romans who died when Mount Vesuvius erupted in Pompeii in Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii And Herculaneum, Pompeii Italy, Roman History, Ancient Mysteries, Roman Empire, World Heritage Sites, Photos, Volcanoes

Peering inside Pompeii's victims: Scans reveal unprecedented detail

Archaeologists have spent the past year carefully restoring and scanning the preserved bodies of 86 Romans who died when Mount Vesuvius erupted in Pompeii in 79AD.

Standing woman and a seated man outside a selector's bark hut, Australia, ca… Colonial Cottage, Old Cottage, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Pictures, Hut House, Australia House, Ultimate Garage, Australian Architecture

Digital Collections - Pictures - Standing woman and a seated man outside a selector's bark hut, Australia, ca. 1895 [transparency]

‘Sorry’ apology to Stolen Generations - Creative Spirits Infamous speech by the ex-Prime minister Kevin Rudd apologizing to the indigenous Australians for the atrocities that occurred to the Stolen Generation Aboriginal History, Aboriginal People, Primary History, Naidoc Week, Australian Aboriginals, First Fleet, History Education, Australian Curriculum, Civil Rights Movement

Sorry, Kevin Rudd's Apology to "The stolen Generation"

http://ten.com.au/ten/tv_videos.html Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says sorry to the stolen generations

January A wild suburban billy cart race. in Melbourne Picture: Herald Sun Image Library Australia Day, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Australia, Western Australia, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Melbourne Victoria, Photo Essay, Happy Weekend

Photo essay: Take a look back at everyday life in Melbourne in the Swinging ... - Herald Sun

IT is 1961 and king of television Graham Kennedy is celebrating the 1000th episode of In Melbourne Tonight. Pictured with Kennedy are beaming cast members, including Philip Brady, who is still in the entertainment business as a 3AW broadcaster. The photo, from the Herald Sun archive, betrays a certain innocence as we see a youthful Kennedy and his group of clean-cut colleagues enjoying a milestone in what was still the early days of TV. But the 1960s was to become one of the most turbulent…

A mystery about one of Newcastle's most famous pieces of Aboriginal art history may have been solved, with a new theory about the location of a Joseph Lycett painting. Lycett was a con. Aboriginal Culture, Aboriginal People, Aboriginal Art, Australian Painting, Australian Artists, First Fleet, Early Explorers, Colonial Art, Newcastle

Convicted forger's paintings record Indigenous life in NSW

For years an album of Australian paintings by a convicted forger languished in a second-hand bookshop in London. The artist, Joseph Lycett, was transported to NSW in 1814 and his paintings are a remarkable record of Aboriginal people during the British colony's early history. Roz Bluett reports.