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Listed under:  Technologies  >  Materials  >  Ceramics  >  Bricks (Building materials)
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Woman laying pavers, 1975

This is a colour photograph of a woman laying pavers in front of a building's access ramp in 1975.

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Brick veneer house construction, 2001 - asset 1

This is a 2001 colour photograph of a typical brick veneer 'project home' in a then new Australian suburb on the south coast of New South Wales. The featured house is two-storeyed and has a double roller-door garage and a tiled roof. The house is set well back on the block to allow for a large front lawn.

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Brick veneer house construction, 2001 - asset 2

This is a colour photograph showing the incomplete construction of the corner of a brick veneer house being built on the south coast of New South Wales in 2001. A wall of bricks has been partially laid against a heavy timber frame. A blue-grey strip of damp-proof membrane has been tacked onto the timber so that it sits ...

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'Your house and mine', 1954 - asset 17

This is a clip from a 22-minute colour documentary made in Melbourne, Victoria in 1954 titled 'Your house and mine'. It shows people building houses, including a man laying bricks, a woman using a spade to mix concrete or mortar on a sheet of iron, a man sawing timber above a window frame and a man cutting timber with a ...

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Home, c1936: Home building and industry

This clip is from a film sponsored by the Rural Bank of New South Wales to promote home building and ownership. Accompanied by jaunty music and images of a timber mill and the production of bricks and roof tiles, a narrator explains that these industries enable people to realise the dream of owning their own home. The narrator ...