Tag Archives: AUSTRALIAN HISTORY

Australian history Sydney

Sydney 1917, tinted Glass Plate, Queen Victoria Building…Looking North on George St. St Andrews and Sydney Town Hall in foreground.

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Australian History Melbourne

Photograph: State Library of Victoria
This image is from 1913 and shows Flinders Street looking east from the Swanston Street intersection. The south face of St Paul’s Cathedral is visible, as is the Metropolitan Gas Co’s offices and the old Princes Bridge railway station which was located where Federation Square now sits.

Australian history

WERFELโ€™S NEW SHOES: VIENNA, AUSTRIA 1946

Six-year-old Austrian boy, Werfel, a resident at the Am Himmel orphanage, shows his joy at receiving a new pair of shoes from the US Red Cross.

(LIFE Magazine 1946)

This photograph, shot by Gerald Waller, appeared in LIFE Magazine, December 30, 1946. Werfel was eventually brought to America among the many children liberated after the Second World War.

CHRISTMAS AT BURLEIGH. (Gold Coast) QLD. 1932 ~ Australia ๐Ÿ˜

CHRISTMAS AT BURLEIGH. (Gold Coast) QLD. 1932

โ›ฑ Tents have been pitched – and cars parked alongside – on the Esplanade and on the beach at Burleigh Heads for the Christmas break… 1932.
โ›ฑ The headland and (now) National Park in plain view beyond.

(State Library of Qld)

ANN STREET BRISBANE 1889 ~ Australia ๐Ÿ˜

ANN STREET BRISBANE 1889

Looking south down Ann Street from the Wharf Street Intersection.
Andrew House, which adjoins St Andrewโ€™s Lutheran Church is on the right, as is a beautiful cast iron street lamp.

Current day shot below. Andrew House and Church still there, lamp long gone. ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ

(photo Sourced from State Library of Qld)

SANDRINGHAM RAILWAY STATION (MELB) EARLY 1950s ~ Australian History

SANDRINGHAM RAILWAY STATION (MELB) EARLY 1950s

Passengers depart Sandringham Station in Melbourneโ€™s south east. Victorian Railways buses and a Tram sit awaiting fares. Since electrification of the rail line in 1919, VR operated the short Sandringham/Black Rock Tramway Service.

(Photo from Museums Victoria)

Australian History ~ MINERโ€™S HUT. LITHGOW VALLEY NSW. 1880

MINERโ€™S HUT. LITHGOW VALLEY NSW. 1880

A colliery workerโ€™s hut in the Lithgow Valley, Central Tablelands of NSW.

A contemporary report in the โ€˜Sydney Mailโ€™ described the workerโ€™s huts as…
โ€of the rudest description, being logs cemented together with mud and covered with either canvas or bark. Yet inside I found a snugness which contrasts greatly with the exteriorโ€.

(Blue Mountains City Library)

Only in Australia ๐Ÿ˜

Be careful, there is a lot of concern that Doctor ‘Swift’ is not all he is cracked up to be. There are rumours that the ‘feelgood doctor’ is not licenced.

Yeah ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜

Edward VIIIโ€™s racism and hatred of โ€˜filthy, nauseatingโ€™ Australian Aboriginals is detailed | Daily Mail Online

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6765947/Edward-VIIIs-racism-hatred-filthy-nauseating-Australian-Aboriginals-detailed.html

Events | Territory Tribute Second World War – Bombing by the Japenese on Australia – Darwin. Least we forget ๐Ÿ˜ข

https://www.territorytribute.com.au/events/

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