Ned Kelly: Australian Iron Outlaw | Hero | Legend
The last photos of Ned Kelly were taken by the official Melbourne Gaol photographer, Charles Nettleton on November 10, 1880, the day before Ned’s execution. In this full-length study, Ned holds the cord attached to his leg irons to disguise the withering of his wounded left arm and rests a fist on his hip to mask a crippled hand.
Smoothly flowing traffic, Sydney, 1959
Traffic flows smoothly over Sydney Harbour Bridge, once the city's worst bottleneck. Two new lanes replaced the tram tracks on the east side, making eight in all, were opened on 2 July 1959. This photograph is part of a large series created by the Australian News and Information Bureau (ANIB), Canberra. ANIB photographs provide a snapshot of Australian life between 1950 and 1971, and document everything from rural and urban communities, to arts, sport, politics, flora and fauna, building and…
The Garden Palace was situated just south of the present Conservatorium of Music and was built for the Sydney International Exhibition which opened on 17 September 1879. The Garden Palace, destroyed by fire. The gates are still there, Macquarie St entry to the Royal Botanical Gardens.