Photographs and Pictures


There are over 2,000 photographs. Many are of Australian interest and as well there are specialised collections from overseas. Some of the highlights are:-

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Library Building 1890 Image from the collection - the State Library building in 1890.
Investigator voyages One of a series of 8 sketches by Lieutenant Samuel Gurney Cresswell, of the HMS Investigator, during the discovery of the North West passage.
sturt tree picture When John MacDouall-Stuart's arrived at the North coast of Australia (Van Diemen's Gulf) he blazed this tree to record his accomplishment.  The tree was painted by Annie E. Billiatt from a photograph taken by Police Inspector Paul Foelsche in 1883.
William Light Portrait of Colonel William Light by George A J Webb, 1904.

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