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 Both as historical documents and as works of art, the Mildenhall photographs held by the National Archives of Australia, and a smaller collection held by the National Library of Australia,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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Robey Hall 150 kW twin cylinder ,double expansion steam engine coupled to a 150 kW alternator at Kingston Power Station. Note: white steam lines in background delivering steam from the boilers
Oddie Telescope dome on Mount Stromlo looking north-east. Building housing telescope erected 1908-1910. Barrachi, Victorian Government Astronomer visited each 6 weeks to conduct observations and report to the British Association on the suitability of Mount Stromlo as a site for a solar observatory.
Motor bus delivering passengers to Australian Forestry School - possibly for a Forestry Conference. Banks Street, Yarralumla
Arrival of Mr J. H. Scullin newly elected Prime Minister at Canberra railway station with welcoming crowds