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111528
  • Title
    Series 01: Lincoln Coffee Lounge & Cafe, Rowe Street, Sydney / photographed by Brian Bird
  • Call number
    ON 180/1-55
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1948-1951
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    111528
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 6 x 6 cm. - 55 photonegatives
    Photographs - 21.5 x 16.5 cm. - 55 silver gelatin photoprints
  • Scope and Content
    Shows cafe scenes of artists & local identities, talking, socialising & performing, downstairs in the Lincoln Coffee Lounge.

    1. Dick Gooding (on right of door)
    2. Clive Hunter, worked at State Library (facing camera) ; Betty Gotch (top of stairs)
    3. Betty Gotch (top of stairs)
    4. Betty Gotch
    5. Betty Gotch ; unknown ; Roger Cox (actor)
    6. Betty Gotch ; unknown ; Roger Cox (actor)
    7. John Barry, proprietor (standing at rear)
    8. Edwin ‘Ted’ Morrisby [?], journalist, friend of Murray Sell [Sayle?], involved in scandal at Sydney Uni (centre)
    9. Piers Bourke, artist (extreme left) ; [Maggie Meagher (extreme right)]
    10. Piers Bourke (at rear, to right of corner) ; ‘Johnno’ Robert Johnson, student (to left of corner) ; Robert, Frenchman (with hand to chin)
    11. Michael Hourihan, in safari suit (near doorway)
    12. Roger Cox
    13-14. Willy Russell (extreme left) ; Jim Southwell, architecture student (collecting plates)
    15. Jim Southwell (collecting plates) ; Zdenek Weiss, Czech student (on right)
    16. Anne Barrett
    17. Anne Barrett
    18. Piers Bourke ; John Barry
    19. Piers Bourke ; John Barry
    20. Mrs Barry (John Barry’s mother) ; Mary George (Georgiadi’s), father ran George’s restaurant, Pitt Street, Sydney
    21. Jean Grenet, Frenchman ; Mrs Barry
    22. Unknown ; Margaret Meagher
    23. Margaret Meagher, nurse at Sydney Hospital
    24. ‘Johnno’ Robert Johnson ; unknown
    25-27. Unknown
    28. Jane Gardner (centre)
    29-31. Unknown
    32. [Piers & Maisoni?] ; Jane Gardner (in background) ;
    33. Danny Russell, cartoonist & student
    34. Dick Gooding, journalist ; or Leonard Teale [?]
    35. Mary [George] in Lincoln Inn, Greek girl in coffee shop, July 1950
    36. Mary [George] in Lincoln Inn, Greek girl in coffee shop, July 1950
    37. Martin Haberman, medical student (organiser of song book) ; or Martin Edie
    38. Ede Cohen (usually on cash register) ; or Martin Edie
    39. Martin Haberman
    40. Martin Haberman
    41-55. Dick Preston, radio, film-maker, April 1951
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
  • Description source

    Photographs identified by Graham Stone, a Lincoln regular, 2002
  • General note

    The Lincoln Coffee Lounge is said to be the birth place of the "Sydney Push" movement in its early days, just after the war. A popular meeting place for artists & writers, it comprised a mixture of university students, lecturers, Bohemians & Libertarians.

    References:
    `The Push Revistited', Sydney Morning Herald, Oct 22, 1983, p.33
    Sex and anarchy: The life and death of the Sydney Push / Anne Combs. Ringwood, Vic : Viking, 1996

    Copy Print - PXA 684/1 - 55
    Digital order no:Album ID : 888324
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Some photonegative sleeves are titled
  • Name
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  • Open Rosetta viewer

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