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 Both as historical documents and as works of art, the Mildenhall photographs held by the National Archives of Australia, and a smaller collection held by the National Library of Australia,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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Laying the foundation stone for the Canberra Church of England Boys Grammar School Flinders Way, Red Hill. Spectators entering the building.
Opening of Salvation Army Hall by Sir John Butters and dedicated by Commissioner Charles Sowton on 6 July 1929 at Eloura and Fawkner Streets, Braddon - bands and spectators
Alpine Rally. Refuelling the Baby Austin 7 (Chummy). Daimler on the right, Bull Nose Morris Cowley on the left.
Group of tennis players from the Kingston Tennis Club, Eastlake courts. Players from left to right are; Elsie Southwell, Perce Douglas, Cyril Murden, Una Douglas, Eileen Reid. Competing for the Gorman Cup.
Duke and Duchess of York and Prime Minister S M Bruce on Parliament House steps for the Royal Review.