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845476
  • Title
    Series 02: Port Jackson and Manly Steamship Company Limited pictorial material, chiefly 1930-1960 / various photographers
  • Call number
    PXA 1307
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    chiefly 1930-1960
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    845476
  • Physical Description
    Approximately 170 photographic and photomechanical prints (3 boxes) - photographs and postcards
    Textual records - notes, clippings
  • Scope and Content
    BOX 1

    People and events
    1. R.P. Eyre ?, ... , Howie ? and F.J. Doran ? on SS Narrabeen
    2. [Queue]
    3. [Counting money]
    4. [Paying 6d at the turnstile]
    5-6. [Passengers, ca. 1950]
    7. Wally Dohrn, Ted Rowlings, Arthur Clarke in the wheelhouse / Consolidated Press
    8. [Passengers on the wharf for] South Steyne, 1938/9
    9. W.R. Love and J.W.L. Pye "Sardine jugglers", [Acquarium] / Leicagraph
    10. Workshops, Kurraba Point
    11-. [Models pose on lifeboat, 195-]
    12-14. [Dancers pose on ferries], 1940 / Pix
    15-16. South Steyne and West Head, Broken Bay, 195-
    17. Commuters on their way to the office from South Steyne, Circular Quay, 1940 / Pix
    18. [Mother and toddler at the turnstile, 193-]
    19. [Passengers on deck and The Heads], 1940 / Pix
    20. Disembarking South Steyne, 1940 / attributed to Dennis Rowe
    21. [Indian passengers, 195-]
    22. [Men commuters reading on the outside deck, 1940] / attributed to Dennis Rowe
    23. Workshops, Kurraba Point
    24. [Demonstrating lathe to visiting Asian delegation]
    25. Captain Wally Dohrn and Keneally
    26-27. Captain F. Tocchini and Asian delegation on board
    28. Duke of Gloucester, Manly, 24 November 1934
    29. Captain Wally Dohrn on the South Steyne
    30. [Three proof sheets of crew and pasengers, identified on the reverse, accompanying notes with facts for a press article]
    31. [Eight photographs (5 published) "Ferry makes ocean cruise", Australian women's weekly, December 2, 1953, p.18]
    32-33. Archibald Howie, John H. Cross and W.L. Dendy, opening of the Manly Bathing Pavilion, 23 October 1933
    34. Passenger on gangplank, Manly, 194-
    35. [Woman leaping for the ferry caught by deckhand, 1940 / possibly Pix]

    Manly and places
    36-39. Great White Fleet postcards, 1908
    40-41. Narrabeen postcards, ca. 1935
    42. Anzac Memorial and Hyde Park [postcard], ca. 1935
    43. SS Balgowlah and bus, Manly wharf, [postcard], ca. 1935
    44. Barrenjoey Lighthouse, [postcard], ca. 1935
    45. Manly, ideal in winter [postcard], after 1933
    46. Anglican Cathedral, Newcastle [postcard] / E.A. Bradford
    47. [Surfboat]
    48. [Aerial of Manly]
    49. [Harbour suburb]
    50-51a. Eastern Beach, Geelong (Valentine series postcards, nos 1440, 1471, 2069)
    52. [Aerial photographs]
    53. Photograph of a poster advertising Manly steamers, tram and bus connections for visitors and tourists
    54. [Manly Cove / H. King copy photograph]
    55. Manly and Sydney Harbour from Kangaroo Hill / H. King photograph no. 1076
    56. Manly and Sydney Heads from Dalley's [Castle] / H. King photograph no. 1079
    57-59. Currawong
    60-61. HMAS Hobart, Garden Island [from the ferry]
    62. [Fort Denison from the ferry]
    63. [Circular Quay - copy]
    64. [Potts Point and Garden Island from the ferry]

    BOX 2

    Baths
    65-74. Harbour beach [postcards] / photographer W.J. Ward
    75. Manly wharf, Corso and baths
    76. [Climbing frame] / Sydney Mail
    77. Dressing pavilion and tea rooms / photographer Leon Cayley
    78. Shark proof Harbour beach [and ferry Curl Curl]
    79. [Pavilion, kiosk, first aid and park]
    80-81. Manly surf beach / Sydney Mail
    82. [Slippery dip] / Sydney Mail
    83. [Balancing wheel] / Sydney Mail
    84-89. [Baths, balancing wheels and ferry Dee Why]
    90-91. [Spanish mission detail, Pavilion] / Art Photo Service, 175 Pitt Street, Sydney
    92-94. [Diving]
    95. [Pool]
    96. [Balancing ladder and horse]
    98-99. [Pavilion, boardwalk with diving board and steel beam for balancing wheel] / photographer Leon Cayley
    100. [Balancing horse] / photographer W.J. Ward
    101. [Pool] / photographer W.J. Ward
    102. [Balancing wheel]
    103-104. [Pontoons with balancing wheel, diving board and slippery dips]
    105. [Pavilion]

    Aquarium and rides
    106-112. Billy Love transporting a shark into the aquarium / Leicagraph
    113-115. [Flying gondola ride] / photographer W.J. Ward

    BOX 3

    Ferries and ships
    116-122. R.P. Eyre (?) and the ferries Burra Bra and Bellubera, Kurraba Point works]
    123. [Hydrofoil, Manila (postcard)]
    124. Ferries : Brighton and Kuring-gai in drydock
    125. Funnels, South Steyne
    126. Fairlight, paddle steamer, voyage to Australia
    127-133. Port Jackson & Manly Steamship Co. ferry postcards : North Head, Barragoola, Dee Why, South Steyne, Bellubera, Manly and Fairlight
    134. Hydrofoil Sun Arrow [postcard]
    135. Paddle steamer Royal Alfred, West Circular Quay, 1878 [copy] / NSW Govt. Printer
    136. Paddle steamer Brighton founders
    137. Ferry West Head
    138. Bellubera of Burra Bra and the ferry Kookaburra
    139. South Steyne in Cockatoo floating dock, 16 October 1957 / photographer John R. Dabinett
    140. Drawing of hydrofoil Fairlight
    141. W.L. Dendy yacht Hiawatha, championship winner, 18 February 1899
    142. Yacht Independence, / photographer A.C. Green, 251 Nelson Place, Williamstown
    143. Bellubera, 1935 / copy of painting by John Allcot
    144-145. Ceiling shot and light in one of the steamers, n.d. / Hall & Co.
    146-147. Dee Why, No. 3 Kurraba Point wharf, arrived 1928 / Hall & Co.

    Operations and maintenance
    148-153. [Re-fitting Bellubera with diesel engines and new bodywork, 1935]
    154-155. Paddle steamer Brighton [in drydock after collision, 1900 (copy)]
    156-158. [Re-fitting Bellubera with diesel engines and new bodywork, 1935]
  • System of arrangement
    Arranged by Cataloguer and Curator of Pictures on a preliminary accession order
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright restrictions may apply: Photographs in this collection created before 1955 are all out of copyright. Photographs created after 1955 are in copyright.
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Contents list from inscriptions on the images, which include identification, dating, creator's name/stamp, postcard inscriptions and publishers' marks, stamps and dates
  • Attributions / conjectures

    Pix photographs signed in pencil on the reverse: photographer probably Dennis Rowe
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