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Townsville's tourist attractions - asset 1

This is a short excerpt from 'Round about Townsville', a 9-minute silent documentary film from 1926. It begins with an intertitle: 'Modern palatial hotels provide every demand of the most exacting guest ... Spacious open air lounges give them an Eastern atmosphere'. Scenes of the exterior of a grand hotel building in Townsville ...

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June Hutchinson, forester, 1948

This is a black-and-white photograph of June Hutchinson, a young woman probably in her early 20s, kneeling on one leg to plant a pine seedling in a cleared paddock at Woodlands pine plantation. She is holding what appears to be a piece of dowel, and next to her is an open drum containing other seedlings to be planted.

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Christmas dolls, 1949

This is a black-and-white photograph of a little girl, 3 or 4 years of age, holding herself up and straining to see the many dolls on display at a department store counter. She is watched by some other shoppers in the background and by the saleswoman.

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Port Noarlunga Beach and jetty, 1964

This is a 1964 colour photograph showing the beach at Port Noarlunga, South Australia, with a group of people descending a walking track through the sand dunes down to the beach. The jetty can be seen extending out into the water.

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Family at Christmas, 1958

This is a black-and-white photograph of a man with two infants near a Christmas tree, inside an unidentified house in Canberra in December 1958. The kneeling man, presumably the father, and a girl, seated, are watching as a boy on the floor unwraps a gift. On the Christmas tree are electric-powered lights, and a few other ...

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'Geeveston Saw Mills and wagon load', 1890s

This is a sepia albumen photograph taken by J W Beattie in the 1890s, measuring 17.4 cm x 22.3 cm, and titled 'Geeveston Saw Mills and wagon load'. It depicts a timber worker standing at the front of a railway wagon loaded with a massive sawn tree trunk in the yard of Geeveston Saw Mills, Tasmania. The log is both chained ...

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'Eliza Langhorne'

This is a portrait from about 1849, attributed to Thomas Bock (1790-1855). Painted in oils on canvas and measuring 92 cm x 71 cm, the work shows a formally dressed young girl looking away from the viewer. She nurses an equally well-dressed ‘lady’ doll, which was a characteristic doll design for this period in time.

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'Altar, St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney', 1900-17

This is a black-and-white photograph from a silver gelatin dry-plate glass negative produced by the studio of Charles Kerry and Co, Sydney. Probably taken between 1900 and 1917, it shows one of the side altars in St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, New South Wales. The ornate altar is built in the gothic style and is decorated ...

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Parliament House, Sydney, 1904-17

This is a black-and-white photograph from a silver gelatin dry-plate glass negative produced by the studio of Charles Kerry and Co, Sydney. It shows the New South Wales Parliament House in Macquarie Street, Sydney, and was probably taken some time between 1904 and 1917. This two-storey building with veranda, flanked by ...

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Filming 'The Valley is Ours', 1948 - part 1 of 2

This is a black-and-white photograph taken in 1948 during the filming of a documentary about the Murray River and the valley it supports. Distinguished documentary filmmaker John Heyer is pulling cinematographer Reg Pearse on a dolly along primitive tracks. They are pulling back on a close-up of wheat in a field.

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Bisque doll dressed in handmade clothes, 1890-1900

This is a bisque doll dressed in handmade doll's clothes that belonged to Mary Parkes, grand-daughter of Sir Henry Parkes, between 1890 and 1900. The doll has a bisque swivel head, finely painted eyebrows and eyelashes, large inset blue glass eyes, pierced ears and hair glued to the crown. The doll's mouth is open, showing ...

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Governor Macquarie’s gothic revival armchair, c1821

This is an armchair (one of a pair) made in the gothic revival style for Governor Lachlan Macquarie and his wife Elizabeth. Its making is attributed to convicts John Webster (carver) and William Temple (cabinetmaker) in New South Wales, Australia, between late 1820 and early 1822. It is made of rose mahogany ('Dysoxylon ...

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'Opening the Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1932' - part 1 of 9

This is a clip from a famous Cinesound Review newsreel, showing sections of the newly completed Sydney Harbour Bridge, with the British and Australian flags flying from its pylons. Taken from the water, the footage shows crowds standing under the Bridge and around the base of the pylons, waiting for the opening ceremony ...

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'Opening the Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1932' - part 2 of 9

This is a clip from a famous Cinesound Review newsreel, showing part of the opening ceremony for the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It opens with an intertitle: 'Ceremony at the Dais - His Excellency the State Governor reads a message from His Majesty The King.' Standing behind a lectern draped with the Union Jack, Sir Phillip ...

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'Opening the Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1932' - part 3 of 9

This is a clip from a famous Cinesound Review newsreel, showing the controversial Premier of New South Wales, John (Jack) Lang, delivering part of the opening speech for the Sydney Harbour Bridge from the dais, surrounded by other officials and their wives. He later officially declared the Bridge open. The newsreel was ...

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'Opening the Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1932' - part 4 of 9

This clip is from a famous Cinesound Review newsreel, showing the disruption of the opening ceremony of the Sydney Harbour Bridge by Francis de Groot. The clip opens with the Premier of New South Wales, John (Jack) Lang, concluding his opening speech from the dais before officially declaring the Bridge open. De Groot is ...

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'Opening the Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1932' - part 5 of 9

This clip from a famous Cinesound Review newsreel opens with confused scenes as Francis de Groot is taken away after disrupting the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The Cinesound camera then quickly pans back to a scene of three men retying the ceremonial ribbon slashed by de Groot, before an intertitle announces: ...

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'Opening the Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1932' - part 6 of 9

This clip from a famous Cinesound Review newsreel shows the scenes immediately after the Premier of New South Wales, John (Jack) Lang, cut the ribbon across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, detonating a small charge that was the signal for the 21-gun salute. The clip cuts to three gunners firing an artillery gun from Bennelong ...

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Young girl’s garden tea party, 1915

This amateur black-and-white photograph shows a young girl in Queensland in 1915 participating in a make-believe tea party in the back garden, her guest a manufactured well-kept doll sitting in a child’s wooden high chair. The girl, dressed in a belted white frock, is ‘pouring’ tea from a child-size china pot into small ...

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Stem: Pinus sp. (TLS)

This is a high-resolution image of a section of tissue from the University of New South Wales Virtual Slide Repository. These resources can be manipulated like prepared microscope slides. They can be viewed at selected magnifications of up to 40 times, and in some cases the apparent illumination of the specimen can be varied. ...