ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0181 Jan and John Blank Photographs

Scope and content notes

Call Number

HMSS 0181


Jan and John Blank

Date Range

1965 - 2005


0.05 m (1 photograph box)

Access Conditions


Copying Conditions

with attribution 

Related Collections


John Blank arrived in Canberra in January 1965 and Jan a year later. They lived in Hackett, Narrabundah and Deakin before being allocated a government house in Mawson in August 1967. Colour slides and prints document Canberra and the ACT mainly 1965-1983, with Floriade and other Bicentenary / Canberra Day events in 1988, and some photographs from 2005. Emphasis is on public buildings, community events, development of Debenham Street and Bage Place, Mawson, and rural ACT.

Box List

Box No.


Date Range


25 colour prints and 143 colour slides, mainly 1965-1983

1965 - 2005