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Displaying 21 - 40 of 138 Lots in Category - Australian Colonies - General




Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised




341

c

AUSTRALIAN ALPS: Attractive group with Cooma including real photos and Mount Kosciusko including several Kerry cards & small photographs of snow sports etc, also Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme photographs x8, generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 58)

300.00

$420.00






342

c

THE ILLAWARRA: Album with selections from Austinmer, Bulli, Kangaroo Valley, Kiama, Milton, Nowra, Port Kembla, Shoalhaven, Thirroul & Wollongong etc, lots of seascapes but plenty of better content, many are real photos & several are noted as "original hand-coloured", generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 130+)

400.00

$1,000.00




343

c

a

THE ILLAWARRA: c.1916 town with Tents of Kiama Military Camp in the distance, used under cover. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library.

75.00

$200.00
















344

c

CENTRAL NEW SOUTH WALES: Album with good selections from Bathurst, Cowra, Forbes, Goulburn, Grenfell, Lithgow (many of the local heavy industries), Molong, Orange (including what may be the most impressive Golf Club House in the World!), Parkes, Wyalong/West Wyalong & Young etc, subjects include major buildings, processions, transport, schools, etc, generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 160+)

500.00

$850.00


















345

c

ORANA & FAR WEST: Selection from Bourke, Broken Hill including Mining, "The Strike Jan 1909/Assault on Mine Officials" & Fire at Lennon's Pictureland, Cobar, Dubbo, Mudgee, Peak Hill & Wellington, also generic Outback group including artesian bores, an attractive group of Kerry cards & some photographs including Hunters with Dead Roos x6, generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 125 approx)

400.00

$750.00












346

c

MURRAY RIVER/RIVERINA: Good selection from Albury, others from Corowa, Deniliquin, Mathoura, Wentworth etc, many are real photo types including Lake Victoria 1915 group x12 plus photographs of the Hume Reservoir Under Construction, the Opening & in Flood (1931 x2), generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 96)

350.00

$650.00








347

c

MURRAY RIVER/RIVERINA: Companion lot from Adelong including Gold Mining, Cootamundra, Griffith, Gundagai, Hay including the town being Engulfed by Dust Storm, Leeton including a great post-Fire shot, Temora including 1902 Unveiling of Boer War Memorial, Wagga Wagga & Yanco, many are real photo types, generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 91)

350.00

$950.00








348

c

LORD HOWE ISLAND: Real photo types x5 comprising "Mt Lidgbird & Gower", "South Reef", "Edie's Slew" & two uncaptioned views, also small photographs x8 & three larger prints, fine to superb unused, Very scarce material. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 14 items)

250.00

$190.00



NORTHERN TERRITORY








349

c

Bundle of mostly Darwin views but also Adelaide River, Katherine, mining at Tennant Creek etc, many real photos, generally fine to very fine. Ex Bronte Watts. (Qty 31)

300.00

$480.00




350

c

a

1915 real photo card "Return of His Excellency Dr Gilruth to Darwin 12.4.15" (with a bevy of white-suited officials on the wharf), used under cover with message "This is a view of our arrival in Darwin. Dad is on the fore part...". Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. [John Anderson Gilruth was a veterinarian (!) who, in 1912, was appointed Administrator of the Northern Territory. A straight-talker, he was unpopular with most Territorians, resulting in the "Darwin Rebellion" of December 1918. He was recalled two months later and, although ultimately absolved of any impropriety, spent many years in limbo before embarking on a new career with the CSIRO]

100.00

$75.00




351

c

a-

1918 "Darwin Rebellion" postcard-size photograph of at least 25 men - including several Aborigines - with placards & a red flag on the verandah of a brick building, minor spotting on the reverse only. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. [The Rebellion was the culmination of eight years unrest by the Australian Workers' Union. On 17/12/1918, AWU Secretary Harold George Nelson & several hundred supporters marched to Government House to demand the resignation of the Administrator JA Gilruth]

100.00

$80.00




352

c

a+

1919 First England-Australia Flight R Rohrer real photo cards 1) Darwin's Population Inspecting the Vickers Vimy in a Paddock; and 2) Ross & Keith Smith with their crew JM Bennett & WH Shiers (and a local lad) Beside the Vimy; both superb unused. [See also Lot 284] (Qty 2)

250.00

$260.00






353

c

a/a+

1935 (Feb) England-Australia Flight per Ray Parer & G Hemsworth Arrival at Darwin R Rohrer real photo cards 1) the Plane in a Field (the Airport?); and 2) Five Men Inspecting the Plane while Ray Parer Effects Minor Repairs; unused. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. [The plane was entered in the epic MacRobertson Air Race but early problems caused withdrawal from the race at Paris. However, they were compelled to finish the journey, arriving at Darwin on 8/2/1935 & in Melbourne on 13/2/1935] (Qty 2)

150.00

No longer available










354

c

DARWIN: Mostly real photo cards - mostly pre-World War II - with streetscapes, public buildings, hotels, roadworks, ships stranded at low tide, a shanty town, the enormous "Men's Quarters" at the Meatworks, aerial shots of "Railway Station", "Government House...", "Jail Darwin NA", "Meat Works Darwin NA" & "Leper Station, Channel Island", etc, some are PPC-size photographs including 1938 Flying Boat "Coorong" Washed Up on Rocks [see AAMC #835; no mail recorded] (48); also smaller photographs x35 including PH Mendis hand-tinted x9; condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library.

An historically important pictorial record. During World War II, Darwin was largely destroyed by Japanese bombing raids. And on Christmas Day 1974, the rebuilt city was obliterated by Cyclone Tracy. (Qty 89 items)

800.00

No longer available








355

c

CENTRAL AUSTRALIA: Mostly real photo cards - mostly pre-World War II - for Alice Springs including Rose "Methodist Children's Hostel" & Neck "Aerial Services Residence", also "Dipping Cattle, Anthony's Lagoon", "Rankine Store", "Bradshaws Stn, Victoria River", "Among the big Game in the NT, Adelaide River", "Marked by Gregory's Exploring party 1856" (Bottle Tree), a Camel-Drawn Buggy, Flood Damage to Railway Line at Pine Creek, a fantastic shot of two huge Crocodiles Trussed & Hanging from a Boat's Jib, three of Albert Namatjira, etc, some are PPC-size photographs including 1914 Katherine River Floods x2 and Hermannsberg Mission, etc (32); also sixteen smaller photographs including a few of the film crew for "We of the Never-Never"; condition variable but generally fine to very fine. A rare & very desirable group. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 48)

500.00

$950.00














356

c

a/b

ABORIGINES: "Natives Darwin" (very fine), "Finke River" (Girls at the Mission, coloured, with bumped corners), then real photo types "Native Home NT" (plain back, very fine), "Corroboree Preparations Arunta Aborigines" (tape stain away from the photo), J Backwood "Pine Creek Natives" (postally used at Brisbane in 1910), Rohrer Initiation Ceremony (?, fine), Vallan Studio "Bathurst Islanders" (fine), The Day's Catch (very fine) and Six Youths in a Dug-Out Canoe (very fine); also postcard-size photos Mail Call, "Old Trenches at Fort Dundas Melville island" (from the 1826 Settlement; a couple of faults) and Corroboree. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 12)

500.00

$380.00








357

c

a/a-

WORLD WAR II: Real Photo cards x7 (mostly second-generation prints) and postcard-size photographs x8 of damage caused by Japanese Bombings in February 1942, the subsequent Fires, Damage to Buildings & in the Harbour, also an Australian Officer Taking the Salute & a patriotic "The Original Owners - V - Today's Defenders", generally very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 15)

300.00

$400.00



QUEENSLAND






358

c

Large album with strong Brisbane including many of the river & various bridges, a few suburban, provincial towns etc, many are Sidues types, also 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition "Brisbane from the Observatory", some novelty types with fold-out views & a group of small photographs, condition variable. Ex Aldo Paladin. (Qty 140 approx)

350.00

$320.00










359

c

Group of historical real photos with WWI "Portion of Ward Military Hospital Enoggera", a terrific but unidentified Military Parade, 1926 Pupils at Coorparoo School, 1928 ABC Trans-Pacific Flight with photos of Kingsford Smith & Ulm with facsimile signatures, etc, also photographs including 1928 Bert Hinkler's arrival at Bundaberg & his plane being paraded thru Brisbane, Carlton VFL Footballers in Queensland x3, etc, generally fine to very fine, also two Stereo Cards of Queensland Floods (one almost fine, the other poor). Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. (Qty 22)

200.00

$220.00








360

c

Mostly rural topographicals with Kingaroy group including female timber cutters!, "Water Board Navvies...Mt Crosby", "Aboriginal Brass Band, Yarrabah Mission", mining including "Steamshovels, Open Cut, Mount Morgan", Tourist Bureau "Pearling Luggers, Thursday Island", etc, generally fine to very fine. Ex Bob Young. (Qty 28)

300.00

$380.00




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