Comprised of more than 7,700 images on glass plate negatives, the Mildenhall Collection of photographs document most aspects of the foundation era–the1920s to the 1930s–in Canberra’s history as the new capital city of Australia. Both as historical documents and as works of art, the Mildenhall photographs held by the National Archives of Australia, and a smaller collection held by the National Library of Australia, are of great significance to Australia.
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Kingston Power Station. Water supply pipes for boiler feed and cooling from a weir in the Molonglo River. Also used as a swimming pool as the water discharged from the power station was slightly warmer than the river.
Laying of Foundation Stone of the Roman Catholic Convent, Manuka before Archibishop Mannix and other clergy
Electrical switchyard and transformers for 66 KV power supply from Burrunjack Dam at the Kingston Power Station.
The Right Honorable Stanley Melbourne Bruce opening the front door of Ainslie School in September 1927.