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Australia Today - Fort Denison, 1939: Fort Denison early history

This clip shows footage from a 1939 black-and-white newsreel about Pinchgut, one of a number of islands situated in Sydney Harbour. Fort Denison, which is located on the island, was completed in 1857 as part of Sydney's defences. In the clip, the Fort is shown against the backdrop of the then recently completed Sydney Harbour ...

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Illuminated towers, Melbourne, 1901

This is a black-and-white photograph showing illuminated towers attached to buildings on the site of what is now Flinders Street Station. These towers were decorated with electric light bulbs that were turned on at night as part of the celebrations in Melbourne, Victoria, for the opening of the first Australian Parliament ...