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Ships surrounding Sydney Harbour and Sydney Harbour Bridge taken from Neutral Bay, 19 March 1932


Ships surrounding Sydney Harbour and Sydney Harbour Bridge taken from Neutral Bay, 19 March 1932



Searle, E. W. (Edward William)..Part of the collection: Official air views of the opening celebrations of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 19 March, 1932.; Title devised by cataloguer based on inscription below photograph.; Inscriptions: "Sydney Harbour south-west from Neutral Bay, 19-3-1932"--In ink below photograph; "274"--Lower right.; Condition: Discolouration, scratches.; Also available in an electronic version via the Internet vn4515890 ( vn4515890 ) ...Persistent URL.vn4515890 ( vn4515890 )

The album consists of aerial photographs of the Sydney Harbour Bridge on the morning of the opening day celebrations. It also includes aerial photographs of the official stands from where the opening ceremonies were performed, the procession of decorated floats, speed boat display immediately after the opening ceremony, the pilot boat Captain Cook (the first vessel to pass under the bridge after opening) and the famous monoplane 'Southern Crossing' flown by Kingsford Smith approaching Fort Denison. The National Library of Australia is the country's largest reference library. The Library holds the greatest collection in the world of material relating to Australia and the Australian people. It ranges from the earliest European works about the Great Southern Land to the most current publications. The collection includes all formats of material, from books and magazines to pictures, photographs, maps, sheet music, oral history recordings, manuscript papers, ephemera and much, much more! The Library also has considerable collections of general overseas and rare book materials, as well as world-class Asian and Pacific collections which augment the Australiana collections

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Just an assorted steamships collection for research.





Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia-33.84803, 151.17886
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