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HNL 1034: Early City Scenes - New Guinea Mining - Timber Industry

Street scene men wearing boater hats & women wearing large hats, people walking outside Hordern Brothers department store, High Angle pan over Sydney Harbour with houses in F/G taken from Holdermans Tower on the site of Luna Park, people boarding a ferry, sitting inside reading newspaper, boy with pail amid crowd of people on street, beach promenade Manly Sydney, high rise building under construction, Tilt down to street level, Old car to camera down dirt road, old cars & horse drawn carriages to camera along wide road, policeman in f/g, old cars on busy street, old cars & carriages towards camera, (1908)
Access No. 40217 | 2 mins 21 secs | 1900s | Manly, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Exterior factory, heavy machinery being lifted by crane, biplane aircraft taking off, New Guinea native hut with aircraft in F/G, aerial jungle (quick shot), Jungle, mine entrance with miners New Guinea (natives & their white supervisor), miners gold pan (1900's)
Access No. 40221 | 1 min 13 secs | 1900s | New Guinea | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Crowds at aerodrome looking at biplanes, VS car ferry in Sydney harbour, approach to car ferry, rigging of old sailing ship (poor quality), steam train into station Melbourne, passengers alight from train, man gets into open carriage outside station, VS parade watched by a small crowd, soldiers on horseback, people in fancy dress, military band, floats, Bridge under construction (quick shot (1900's)
Access No. 40222 | 2 mins 8 secs | 1900s | Sydney, NSW; Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Fashion parade models on cat walk in salon, includes Jessica Harcourt, fur coat, evening wear, plumed hats, swimwear, clips from feature film ÒLottie LyallÓ directed by Longford, VS people dancing as couples, dancing competition, horse teams pulling large logs out of the forest after felling, (1920's)
Access No. 40224 | 2 mins 44 secs | 1920s | Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Army recruiting stand, most men in civilian clothes, VS women selling flowers in city to raise money for the war effort, women pin flowers on men's lapel, one of them gives her money for the flower (probably in Martin Place) (1910's). WWI
Access No. 40228 | 45 secs | 1910s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |