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  • Example from NRS 4349Royal Visit, Sydney: Photographic album 1954, NRS 4349
    An album of decorations and illuminations of public buildings and parks in Sydney for the Royal Visit of 1954.
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  • Example from NRS 15051Photo collection History Unit [Department of School Education] 1850-1991, NRS 15051
    The History Unit of the Department of School Education collected these photographs when preparing school histories, research for public relations, or giving presentations.
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  • Example from NRS 15344Photographs of Sydney taken between 1860 and 1880, NRS 15344
    Photos of Sydney Harbour and environs, major buildings in Sydney, provincial centres and rural New South Wales. There is a note inside the album cover saying This album was purchased from J. Degotardi, Department of Public Works, in 1913 - price £20.
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  • Example from NRS 10913Pharmacists, c.1909-1917, NRS 10913
    Collected by the NSW Board of Pharmacists and associated with the Board's roll in keeping records relating to people registering as Pharmacists in NSW.
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  • Example from NRS 549Photo albums of Mr L.G. Watt, NSW Board of Fire Commissioners NRS 549
    These photos provide a visual account of the Commissioners' travels around NSW and parts of Victoria, Queensland and South Australia. The two albums cover 1928-1935.
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  • Example from NRS 10036Photographs of coal mines NRS 10036
    This collection of images are of pit-tops and loading and transport facilities of northern New South Wales coal mines.
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  • Example from NRS 4481Government Printing Office Glass Negatives NRS 4481
    Photography was a major activity of the Government Printing Office from the late 19th Century until well into the 20th, resulting in an extensive and diverse collection of photographs of life in New South Wales.
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  • Example from NRS18526 State Rail Authority: Glass plate negatives NRS 18526 These glass plate negatives include landmarks and streetscapes of the North Shore of Sydney and include early images of Newport, Turramurra, Chatswood, Milsons Point, Hunters Hill and areas in the Lane Cove National Park.
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  • Example from NRS12487 Photographs taken during cleansing operations in quarantine areas, Sydney NRS 12487 These are selected images of quarantine areas in Sydney, following the outbreak of Bubonic Plague in 1900.
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  • Example from NRS17420 State Rail Authority Archives Photographic Reference Print Collection, c.1850-c.1988 NRS 17420 This series consists of a collection of photographs covering a wide variety of subjects relating to the activities of the various agencies responsible for railways in New South Wales.
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  • Example from NRS745 Buildings in Sydney NRS 745 Taken by private photographers for the City of Sydney Improvement Board, these 24 photos show buildings in need of repair or undergoing alterations, as well as views of streets showing the condition of awnings, signboards and walls of shops, hotels and private residences.
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  • Example from NRS9856 Maritime Services Board: Glass Negatives, NRS 9856 This selection records the construction of wharves and adjoining facilities in Sydney Harbour, as well as housing and buildings in the Harbour area, including many of the warehouses.
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