Print this page Reduce font size Increase font size
Photo Investigator Search by Series
  • Example from NRS 2549Trial Bay Gaol Photograph description book (1892-1901), NRS 2549
    The series consists of individual loose-leaf sheets each including a photo or photographs of a prisoner, accompanied by the following details:
    More info ⇓ | Search ⇓ |
  • 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.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • 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.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • 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.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • 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.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • 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.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • 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.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • 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.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • 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.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • 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.
    Search this series ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • Example from NRS15309 Photographs of the Eveleigh Workshops during the 1917 railway strike NRS 15309 The photographs show the 'loyalist' individuals who were prepared to cross the union picket line to live and work on the railway premises during the strike. Only selected images have been digitised, as a number of the photographs are unsuitable for scanning due to their poor physical condition.
    | Browse | Search ⇓ | More Info |
  • Example from NRS5529 Scheyville Training Farm, c.1926 NRS 5529 These photographs illustrate the farm property and buildings, the training programs and aspects of daily life of the people working at Scheyville (near Windsor).
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • Example from the series 4873Baby and child health clinics and treatments, 1914 NRS 4873, NRS 4880, NRS 4881, NRS 4882 These photographs document the premises occupied by the clinics, and illustrate the health services available for infants and children in the early 1900s.
    See more information about baby and child health clinics in Archives Investigator.
    HINT: Select Simple Search and type baby health clinics in the title and select All words.
  • 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.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • 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.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • 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.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • Example from NRS12685 Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1923-1933, NRS 12685 This series contains 14 albums of photographs documenting the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge from the turning of the first sod to the final steps of construction, the official opening and the early use of the bridge by the public.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • Example from NRS8095 Soldier Settlements, NRS 8095 Showing the returned soldiers clearing the land (their families and cottages in which they lived) and being instructed in the many tasks involved in working the land.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • Example from NRS12801Waagner-Biro stage machinery [Sydney Opera House], 1965 NRS12801 29 photos showing stage equipment constructed by Waagner-Biro Akitiengesellschaft, the company contracted to install stage equipment at the Sydney Opera House.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • Example from NRS9873Photographs of doctors c.30 Jan 1889-c.1 Jan 1927 NRS 9873 This is a sample selection of the photographs from NRS9873. The series consists of photographs of doctors applying for registration as medical practitioners in New South Wales.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • Example from NRS10738 Photographs of National Parks NRS 10738 This selection of images is of the Royal National Park, particularly the area around Audley.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • Example from NRS4346 Photographs of Public Buildings in New South Wales NRS 4346 This series consists of selected photographs of public buildings in New South Wales, mounted in an album by the Government Architect's office.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • Example from NRS5225 Daceyville Garden Suburb NRS 5225 This series of images depicts the 'Dacey Garden Suburb' (Daceyville) when it was developed between 1913 and 1918.

    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • Example from NRS14086 Franco-British Exhibition and lantern slides of NSW, 1905-1911 NRS 14086 Part of this collection of lantern slides was shown at the Franco-British Exhibition in London, 1908.
    Search ⇓ | More info ⇓ |
  • Example from NRS1728 Government House Stables, 1913 NRS 1728 This small album of photographs contains images of the exterior of the Government House stables. The photographs document the early stages of construction to convert the stables into the premises for the Conservatorium of Music.
    Search ⇓ | Archives Investigator info |
  • Example from NRS1254 New South Wales Bushmen's Contingent, 1900 NRS 1254 This series contains photographs of the NSW Bushmen's Contingent prior to their departure for the Boer War. Included are photographs of inspection parades, a camp at Kensington Racecourse in Sydney, and the Contingent's departure on the troop ships.
    Search ⇓ | Archives Investigator info |
  • Example from NRS12932 Photographs displayed in NSW trains, c.1938-c.1969 NRS 12932 This collection of images was used to decorate the interiors of country trains in New South Wales from the late 1930s to the late 1960s. The images cover a wide variety of themes ranging from scenic country views to metropolitan Sydney and its beaches.
    Search ⇓ | Archives Investigator info |

The State Records Authority of New South Wales
T: +61 2 9673 1788 | F: +61 2 9833 4518 | E: info@records.nsw.gov.au | ABN: 96 588 554 718