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60855
  • Title
    [Australia Day 1915, Gosford]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    ON 165/498-513
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1915
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    60855
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 12 x 16.5 cm.-16.5 x 12 cm. - 16 glass photonegatives
  • Scope and Content
    1. Australia Day - Gosford 1 ; Band leading people on foot, Royal Hotel on left - ON 165/498
    2. Australia Day - Gosford 2 ; In centre foreground is a 4 - wheel, 2 - horse wagon with white, dark - lettered placard, 'Here's a rope Kaiser Bill go and hang your b - self' - ON 165/499
    3. "Australia Day" - Gosford 4 ; Two horsemen, one with a moustache and top hat, leading a band. Same background of cottages, backs of 2 - storey shops etcetera. as in 502 - ON 165/500
    4. "Australia Day" - Gosford 5 - ON 165/501
    5. "Australia Day" - Gosford 6 ; Dray drawn by 2 pair of horses, people on back with bandaged heads; placard on side reading 'They never come' and enlistment poster headed 'A call from the Dardanelles' - ON 165/502
    6. Refreshment booth . 8 / Australia Day Gosford - ON 165/503
    7. 13 Joke 'carriage', with a very small wheels and drawn by a single horse, entitled 'A country wedding'; Main Street sign on 2 - storey shop / residence behind - ON 165/504
    8. Uncaptioned, almost same as 504 - ON 165/505
    9. Shopping Street scene, banners and streamers in swags below shop - awnings. Side - street sign reads 'To Mangrove Creek and Somersby Waterfalls'; above ground floor and shop building, '1907 H. JEPHSON' (twice) - ON 165/506
    10. Two horse - drawn floats : single horse drawing 4 - wheel wagon, many people on top, and 2 - wheel cart with corporal with slung rifle riding horse pulling it, with crude model off a 'Zeppling' [sic] and 'Howitzer' etcetera - ON 165/507
    11. Bystanders at (decorated) Givney's Royal Hotel. Hence is at Gosford at time of patriotic procession; compare 498 - ON 165/508
    12. Symbolically dressed people sitting or standing in front of brick building with State flags and sashes lettered with names Victoria, South Australia, Queensland etcetera. Perhaps in 1915 procession Gosford - ON 165/509
    13. Robed group on steps of a Roman Catholic Church, perhaps in a Christmas play. Partly obscured foundation stone 'laid ... his Eminence Cardinal Moran'. Person at top an angel with a star on top of a staff - see also 555 - ON 165/510
    14. Looking down nearly deserted urban street, 'Rockdale Auction Mort 'on awning at far end; behind it a three - storey' ... RIS ROYAL HOTEL - ON 165/511
    15. Deteriorating pise hut, man with crossed arms standing against its side wall, thatched roof, square chimney of sheet metal ( ? ) attached to lathes at each corner - ON 165/512
    16. Street scene with v. elaborate small clock tower in centre of road; clock broken, labelled 1888 and 'Fairfax & Roberts, Sydney' on remaining clock face visible. Twin - tower, obscured church beyond : Street John's Church, Parramatta, with commemorative clock in Church Street - ON 165/513

    A preliminary listing compiled by Mr Laurance Hazlewood is available in the Mitchell Library Original Materials Room at ON 165
  • Source
    Presented between 1972 and 1992
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright:
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Some photonegatives are titled
  • Subject
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  • Place
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