ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0237 Tourist Photographs Summer 1950s

Scope and Content Notes

 

Call Number

HMSS 0237

Collection 

Tourist Photographs Summer 1950s

Date Range

late 1950s

Quantity

0.01m  (1 wallet)

Access Conditions

Available for reference

File Number

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Anonymously donated, unprovenanced set of 6 black and white photographic prints. The envelope in which they arrived was postmarked Mildura 24 January 2011. No other identifying marks.

Five of the six photographs appear to be of a summer family holiday to Canberra, or perhaps photos sent to a relative or friends from a Canberra family.

Box List

ITEM NO.

DESCRIPTION

QTY

DATE RANGE

 

 

 

 

1

Base of diving platform, Olympic Pool, Canberra

1

 

 

 

 

 

2

Diving platform and swimmers, Olympic Pool, Canberra

1

 

 

 

 

3

People at Olympic Pool, Canberra. Family group marked with an arrow in ink.

1

 

 

 

 

 

4

Steps and front doors of Old Parliament House Canberra.

1

 

 

 

 

 

5

King George V Memorial, Canberra

1

 

 

 

 

6

Naval Ships at anchor in Sydney Harbour below Taronga Park Zoo.

1