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 Both as historical documents and as works of art, the Mildenhall photographs held by the National Archives of Australia, and a smaller collection held by the National Library of Australia,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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Black Mountain Reservoir, under construction. Form work and reinforcement for concreting being erected.
Site for the CSIR showing electricity transformer and wooden framed building under construction,Negative cracked
Armstrong Holland Bitumen Hot Mix plant with Bean motor truck and workmen. Aggregate bin in the centre.
Second Conference of 65th District of Rotary. Delegates arriving in the aeroplane called 'Canberra', a De Havilland 61 Giant Moth.
Ariel view over Kingston looking west with concrete pipe works and Kingston Power Station buildings.