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Scenes on the Clarence River

This is a silent home movie, made about 1943, which appears to have been taken at a Grafton regatta. Footage includes: spectators, some sitting in tiered seating to facilitate viewing and others sitting on a wall with their legs dangling over the edge; small sailing boats; several different types of rowing craft and rowers; ...

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A motor launch works at Hobart in 1913

This is a short excerpt from a silent 1913 black-and-white newsreel, entitled 'Hobart Regatta 1913', comprising a slow pan by a hand-held camera of a section of Hobart's River Derwent, where various boats appear to be under construction or repair. The scene includes Abel's Motor Launch Works with a motor launch and a couta ...

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Spectators at the 1913 Hobart regatta

This is a short excerpt from a 1913 silent black-and-white newsreel, entitled 'Hobart Regatta 1913'. It shows a group of young men joking with one another on a jetty with women and children standing behind them. One child in a distinctive cap appears occasionally in the foreground peering intently towards the camera. Mount ...

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Boats at the 1913 Hobart regatta

This is a short excerpt from a 1913 silent black-and-white newsreel, entitled 'Hobart Regatta 1913'. It begins with a brief shot of a man smoking a pipe as he doffs his cap to the camera, followed by a scene of a motor launch with many children and several adults on board. Different boats are then shown, including a large ...

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St Ignatius Regatta, Sydney, 1885-1917

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 at least 18 rowboats on the Lane Cove River. The boats do not appear to be racing and are occupied by a mixture of school students, men and women. There are steamboats in ...

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Sydney Harbour from the Royal Yacht Squadron grounds, 1884-1917

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 Sydney Harbour seen over the lawns of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron at Kirribilli. There are groups of men and women sitting on folding wooden chairs or standing on the ...

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Bigger than Texas, 1992: Alan Bond

This clip shows businessman Alan Bond bringing the America's Cup yachting trophy to Western Australia in 1983. It includes news footage and commentary that indicate the euphoria generated by the America's Cup win, including the huge crowds that turned out to see the Cup arriving in Perth. The clip includes journalist Jenni ...