ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0254 Canberra 1920s Photographs

Scope and Content Notes

 

Call Number

HMSS 0254

Collection 

Canberra 1920s Photographs

Date Range

1920s

Quantity

0.01m  (1 wallet)

Access Conditions

open

Copying conditions

with attribution

Related Collections

 

7 black and white photographs, unknown photographer.  Six images of Canberra in the mid 1920s, one of the remains of HMAS Sydney at Cockatoo Dockyard.

Originally anonymously donated to State Library of Victoria, they were transferred to National Library of Australia, and subsequently to the ACT Heritage Library in May 2011.

ITEM NO.

DESCRIPTION

QTY

DATE RANGE

 

 

 

 

1

Construction of Parliament House, Canberra, from front.  Red Hill and Mugga Mugga in background.

1

Mid 1920s

 

 

 

 

2

Construction of Parliament House, Canberra, from rear.  Mount Ainslie in background

1

Mid 1920s

 

 

 

 

3

Amiens gun on railway line near Canberra

1

mid 1920s

 

 

 

 

4

Hotel Canberra, Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra

1

Mid 1920s

 

 

 

 

5

Remains of HMAS Sydney whilst being broken up, Cockatoo Island Dockyard, Sydney

1

1929 

 

 

 

 

6

Hotel Canberra taken from near Parliament House, Black Mountain and Acton in background

1

Mid 1920s

 

 

 

 

7

Bachelors Quarters, Canberra.  Now Lennox House.

1

Mid 1920s