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412349
  • Title
    Panorama of Manly Water Chute and Toboggan, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
  • Call number
    DL Pg 31
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    [Nov - Dec 1903]
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    412349
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 39.2 x 119.3 cm. - 1 Platinum photoprint
  • General note

    Caption "A Different Perspective" exhibition.Built on the corner of Ashburner Street and South Steyne Road, the Manly Water Chute and Toboggan added to Manly's reputation of being "seven miles from Sydney and a thousand miles from care." Surf bathing had only been permitted in Sydney the previous year, when Manly newspaper proprietor W.H. Gocher successfully challenged the law, by bathing during daylight hours
    Digital order no:a113010
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