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Displaying 1 - 20 of 138 Lots in Category - Australian Colonies - General




Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

AUSTRALIA






248

c

a-/a+

1906 Sanatoria Home for Consumptive Women "stamp" cards for the six States and New Zealand, unused & rarely available this fine. (Qty 7)

250.00

$320.00



AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY




322

c

Outstanding array of Canberra cards including sketches by A Joyce Bowden of "Acton House...Built by the First Pioneers 1826" & "Duntroon House, Built by Robert Campbell 1829" x2, many real photos including several by RC Strangman with various panoramas of Canberra or Duntroon including a two-panel panoramic card & the War Memorial with nothing else anywhere near it, 1927 (May 9) Opening of Parliament House x3 including photograph of Setting Up the Dais plus others of the Interior, "The Prime Minister's Residence" & "Government House", early Building Works at the University & others of early buildings in the District, "Telopia park school", several of Hotel Canberra plus Hotel Kurrajong and Hotel Wellington, outlying districts with Mount Stromlo Observatory x2, Cotter Dam x11, etc, some with plain backs, mostly unused & generally very fine to superb. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. [Together with the next two lots, this is the most extensive Canberra collection we have seen] (Qty 94)

1000.00

$1,300.00










323

c

a/a+

pre-1927 selection of real photo types comprising Howard & Shearsby (Yass) 1913 "Singing the Old Hundredth Hymn" at Laying of the Foundation Stone for the New Capital City, four of early buildings at Duntroon Military College - one by Howard & Shearsby - including "Officers Mess" & "Professors' Residences", two panoramas including c.1927 with Parliament House Completed & Early Residential Developments, also Parliament House Under Construction & Completed (Strangman), finally "Bridge on Molonglo river, Canberra", very fine to superb unused. An exceptional group. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 10)

500.00

$380.00








324

c

a+/b

JERVIS BAY: Real photo types comprising four aerial shots (one dated 1939 with six points of interest identified by the writer), two of Base Accommodation plus "The Canberra Guest House" & "Foley's Hotel", also the Hospital, "The Swimming Pool & the Viking", "RAN College Jervis Bay - Employees Camp", "The Warships at Jervis Bay", the Naval Band Dawdling to Church Parade, & a fantastic shot of naval ratings in a long boat with their challenge to champion racehorse Phar Lap, a few with plain backs including a c.1960s humorous card, fine to superb unused, Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. [Jervis Bay is on the NSW south coast. In 1915, it was proclaimed part of the Federal Capital Territory with the purpose of being Canberra's sea port!! It is best known for the Royal Australian Navy shore base, HMAS "Cresswell"] (Qty 13)

500.00

$420.00



NEW SOUTH WALES










325

c

Historical mostly real photo group for 1908 Visit of the US Fleet, 1918 Victory Celebrations x3, 1920 Royal Visit, 1932 Anzac Day, Sydney Harbour Bridge Under Construction x4 & Opening x3 plus eleven small photographs of the construction, 1941 Welcome to HMAS "Sydney", etc, also a few unrelated cards, generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 56)

500.00

$550.00












326

c

Unidentified towns & buildings, mostly Kerry Aboriginal cards, real photo types including "Randwick: The Lawn" with an enormous crowd, Horse & Carts for Milk Deliveries or 'EXPRESS PARCEL DELIVERY', 1907 "The Sculling Championship of the World" etc, also photographs including terrific Sydney Morning Herald WWII shot of Soldiers Taking a Break, condition variable but most are fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 34)

200.00

$240.00




327

c

a-

1923 Plane Crash Simpson & Bell (Tweed Heads) real photo "Accident to G-AUBL 23.1.1923" (Gawking On-Lookers, the Plane Literally Split in Half), faint bend, unused. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. [This incident took place at Greenmount & was caused by the pilot swerving to avoid children who ran across his path. The pilot, Edgar Wikner Percival, served in the Middle East with the AIF & was accepted into the Royal Flying Corps. In 1919 he established a successful aviation business at Richmond (NSW) & later became a highly respected aircraft designer]

100.00

$120.00








328

c

a-/a+

STEREO CARDS: Selection of Rose cards for 1) 1901 Federation Celebrations x7 including Swearing-In Ceremony, Review of Troops, Wool Arch & French Arch etc; and 2) 1908 Visit of the American Fleet x15 including Ships, Official Reception, Fire Brigades Procession, Sailors Marching through Sydney, Children's Flag Drill, etc; some minor blemishes mostly on the backing-cards, the views generally very fine to superb! Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 22)

200.00

$150.00












329

c

Box of mostly better topographicals from large towns - no Sydney - through to tiny hamlets, lots of unexpected little gems including numerous local publishers & real photos types of post offices, fire stations, mining, etc, generally fine to very fine. Ex Bob Young. (Qty 150 approx)

750.00

$1,600.00
















330

c

Two large albums by town 'A' to 'Y' in roughly alphabetical order with many small settlements & unusual views, a good range by local publishers & many real photo types, noted post offices, town halls, beaches, bridges, ferries, snow scenes, Jenolan Caves x10, hospitals, a few advertising types, etc etc, condition variable. Ex Aldo Paladin. (Qty 400 approx)

2000.00

$1,500.00
















331

c

SYDNEY & SUBURBS: Scarcer streetscapes including "Pitt St", "William Street", "Moore St" (Hansom Cabs), "Bent Street", "Phillip St" (Hansom Cabs) & "King Street" (Trams), also "Offices of the Sydney Harbour Trust", "Sydney Observatory" & "Royal Prince Alfred Hospital" (ward activity); then an excellent suburban group - no beaches or harbour views - including a fantastic Kerry of a crowded "Pyrmont Bridge", "Belmore Markets", "Corpus Christi Festival Manly 1909", "Sacred Heart Convent, Randwick", "Royal Agricultural Show" 3-panel panorama, "Centennial Park" (hawker's cart), fire stations at Arncliffe, Balmain & Drummoyne, "Wonderland City, Bondi" x8 etc etc. And on top of all that, they're generally fine to very fine. Ex Bob Young. (Qty 57)

600.00

$600.00










332

c

SYDNEY & SUBURBS: Large album including a Jolley, transport with trains trams a trolley bus & a hansom cab, lots of public & a few private buildings, several with French captions, etc, also novelty types with fold-out views & a beautiful artist card of "Duntroon House" (ACT) by AJ Bowden, condition variable. Ex Aldo Paladin. (Qty 150 approx)

400.00

$440.00














333

c

COASTAL REGIONS: Appealing collection of beach scenes from Port Macquarie & Byron Bay south to Narooma & Thirroul with such crackers as Sydney Mail "...Launch of New Manly Steamer Bingarra", "Manly showing the Ferry Wharf", "Scene at Hylands Hotel Narooma", "The Children's Spot, Lagoon Thirroul Beach", "Shipping at the Dyke, Newcastle", Cronulla group x14 etc, then a superior group of Sydney Harbour subjects including "Big Gun Practice Middle Head", "Departure of Island Steamer from Sydney", "SS Barbarossa Discharging, Circular Quay", real photo types including "The Pier, Watsons Bay", "Bay View, Pittwater", a Belching Dredge off Bellevue Hill, & Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge x2, etc, generally fine to very fine. Ex Bob Young. (Qty 80 approx)

500.00

$850.00










334

c

COASTAL REGIONS: SOUTH COAST: Selection from Bega, Bombala, Boydtown's impressive Telephone Box, Crookwell, Eden including Whaling x2, Narooma, Queanbeyan, Tathra etc, some are real photos, also groups of small photographs of holidaymakers & Camping-Out, generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 103)

300.00

$650.00












335

c

NEW ENGLAND: Selections from Armidale including 1921 Opening of Orphanage, Glen Innes, Gunnedah including 1910 Floods x2 making a panorama, Inverell including "Tin Dredging", Manilla, Moree including a local "Hupmobile" (!), Tamworth, Uralla & Wee Waa 1910 Floods x2, many are real photo types, generally fine to very fine. A very good lot. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 97)

400.00

$600.00












336

c

HUNTER VALLEY: Selections from Bulahdelah, Cessnock including Collieries, Gloucester, Maitland, Newcastle including Hamilton Pipe Band, heavy industry & docks plus eleven larger photographs, Singleton, Toronto etc, floods at Gloucester, Maitland x3 & Newcastle, many are real photos, generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 106)

350.00

$800.00












337

c

BLUE MOUNTAINS: Touristy lot with many real photos of Beauty Spots including group of Daredevils at Lawson's Lookout, Scenic Railway x6, Jenolan Caves x9, Guest Houses & Hotels at Katoomba, Lapstone, Leura, Medlow Bath & Oberon, generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 70)

220.00

$220.00




338

c

a/a-

BLUE MOUNTAINS: c.1920s HC Swain Sydney five different photographic panorama cards (400x147mm) of Blue Mountains scenery & two duplicates of "The Vera Falls", a couple of minor defects, unfolded & unused. Rare. (Qty 7)

150.00

$115.00








339

c

CENTRAL HIGHLANDS: Mostly real photo types of Berrima Jail in World War I x3, Bowral, Braidwood & Moss Vale, also a terrific 1911-16 Barren Jack/Burrinjuck group of the town & Dam Construction (several of these are dated), generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 37)

300.00

$400.00












340

c

CENTRAL HIGHLANDS: Bundle from Bowral, Mittagong & Moss Vale etc with many real photo types including "Mittagong FC Premiers 1905-06", 1920 Train Wreck at Moss Vale, 1911 Social Event at Bowral, etc, also c.1912 "Barren Jack City" (a quite remarkable photo) & four of Burrenjuck Dam Construction, generally fine to very fine. Ex Bob Young. (Qty 38)

300.00

$440.00




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