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 Both as historical documents and as works of art, the Mildenhall photographs held by the National Archives of Australia, and a smaller collection held by the National Library of Australia,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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Royal Visit, May 1927. Part of crowd at the dedication ceremony for the site of St. Marks Anglican Cathedral on Rottenbury Hill.
Royal Visit May 1927. Prime Minister Rt Hon S M Bruce welcoming the Duke and Duchess of York, on the steps of Parliament House.
Prime Minister Scullin at the Foundation Stone laying ceremony at Presbyterian Church of St Andrew, State Circle, Forrest.
First consignment of liquor following the lifting of Probition in the ACT. Railway truck load of beer cases being unloaded and the tally clerk.
Site for the CSIR showing electricity transformer and wooden framed building under construction,Negative cracked
Anzac Day 1929 , War Memorial site . Inspection of Royal Australian Naval Cadet Midshipmen by the Governor-General, .Lord Stonehaven
Group photographs taken at the Cotter Dam during visit by the Institution of Engineers for tree planting in Canberra Avenue
Electrical switchyard and transformers for 66 KV power supply from Burrunjack Dam at the Kingston Power Station.