Fold out black and white photographs of Sydney scenes

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1926-1935.

Since the advent of railway lines and trams Australians have been able to easily pursue travel, a much loved leisure activity that continues today. Advertising and the production of memorabilia such as photographs and postcards promoted travel and improvements in working conditions from the beginning of the twentieth century led to more leisure time for many Australians, creating an ever increasing tourist market.

At the beginning of the twentieth century a concerted effort was made by the New ...

Summary

2007/77/7
Souvenir fold-out photolithographs depicting twelve Sydney scenes. The pages were originally attached to form a fold-out booklet, but have since become detached at the folds, resulting in three double-sided pages with two scenes on each side. Each scene has a thin sepia-coloured border with its location printed below. Locations include, 'The Spit, Middle Harbour', 'Coogee Beach', 'Queen Victoria Markets', 'Pitt Street', 'Central Railway Station', 'Manly Beach', 'Town Hall', 'Mosman's Bay', 'General Post Office', 'Bronte Beach', 'Martin Place and Moore Street' and 'Sydney Heads, from Watson's Bay Tram Line'.

Production

The fold-out photolithographs were made in Australia, 1926-1935.
1926-1935

Source

Gift of Mrs Joyce White, 2007
12 July, 2007

Cite this Object

Fold out black and white photographs of Sydney scenes 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 June 2017, <https://ma.as/366087>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/366087 |title=Fold out black and white photographs of Sydney scenes |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=24 June 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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