ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0338 Lake Burley Griffin Construction Photographs

Call Number

HMSS 0338

Collection 

Lake Burley Griffin Construction Photographs

Date Range

ca. 1963

Quantity

 0.01m (1 wallet)

Access Conditions

open

Copying conditions

not stated

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1 compact disc of 29 scanned colour photographs taken by Glenys Ferguson ca. 1963 depicting construction of Lake Burley Griffin.  Ms Ferguson scanned the original prints as .jpg files at 256 dpi. Most of the images require cropping.

 

IMAGE NO.

CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1

From Black Mountain south over the Molonglo River valley and Weston Park

2

From Black Mountain south east over Molonglo River with the Australian American Memorial in the distance

3

From Black Mountain south east over Molonglo River. Acton Peninsula in midground showing Commonwealth Avenue Bridge, buildings of Canberra Hospital and Old Parliament House.

4

From Black Mountain south east over Molonglo River. Acton Peninsula in midground showing  buildings of Canberra Hospital and Old Parliament House and filling river valley near Yarralumla

5

From Black Mountain south over Molonglo River towards Yarrlaumla.

6

From Black Mountain to the south west over Glenloch Interchange.

7

From Black Mountain to the south west over Yarramundi Reach to Government House. 

8

From Black Mountain east over the buildings of the Australian National University and Civic. 

9

At ground level across the Molonglo river to Yarralumla?

10

At ground level across river flats to Canberra Hospital? 

11

At ground level across the Molonglo river to Yarralumla?

12

From Capital Hill south east to Kings Avenue Bridge

13

From Base of Commonwealth Avenue Bridge south east across River Valley towards Department of Foreign Affairs. 

14

From Commonwealth Avenue west to Canberra Hospital 

15

From Base of Commonwealth Avenue Bridge south east across River Valley towards Department of Foreign Affairs. 

16

From Commonwealth Avenue West down Molonglo River 

17

From Commonwealth Avenue North East to Regatta Point 

18

From River Valley North East to Australian American Memorial 

19

Either Kings or Commonwealth Avenue Bridge 

20

Along lake wall to Commonwealth Avenue Bridge down river valley west. Regatta Point on far right of image.

21

North across river valley to Bureau of Mineral Resources?

22

North West across river valley to Regatta Point

23

North from Kings Avenue across river Valley.  Australian War memorial visible on right of image. 

24

From north side of Molonglo River, south east to the Kingston Powerhouse 

25

From Molonglo River valley possibly at the Causeway, north east towards Dairy Flat and Pialligo? 

26

South east to the Causeway and Fyshwick

27

Looking South down Commonwealth Avenue Bridge from Vernon Circle ?

28

road construction Woden Valley?

29

looking South west from Deakin along Adealide Avenue to Curtin and the Stromlo Forrest