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430623
  • Title
    Mitchell Library, Sydney, Dec 1923 / glass negatives presented by the Daily Mail
  • Creator
  • Call number
    ON 7
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    Dec 1923
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    430623
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 12 x 16.3 cm. - 5 glass photonegatives
  • Scope and Content
    First floor, interior views of reading room and gallery (nos.1-4)
    1. Relics enclosed in a glass case. Included in which is the bottle containing a message which the late Sir Ross Smith dropped into the sea on his great flight across the world.
    2-3. [Reading Room, first floor]
    4. The Picture Gallery
    5. Mitchell Library [exterior view, with statue of Lieutenant General Sir Richard Bourke and cannon in foreground]
  • Source
    Presented 1924
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • General note

    Nos. 1,4,5 reproduced in: Daily Mail, 28 Dec 1923 `Romance of the Mitchell Library'
    References:
    The Mitchell Library - press cuttings, Volume 2, pp.86-88 (Q027.5/M)
    A source of inspiration & delight : the buildings of the State Library of New South Wales since 1826 / David J. Jones. Sydney : Library Council of New South Wales, c1988. (p.57)
    Digital order no:Album ID : 824096
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    "Negatives of interior of Mitchell Library presented by Daily Mail, Sydney, 1924" -- on lid of original negative box.
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