Collection of photographs by W.G. Sims taken during World War II. Includes photographs of various places around Australia; Magnetic Island, Bowen in North Queensland, Rockhampton, South Molle Island, Townsville, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay in Sydney, Port Denison in Bowen, Campsites at Bowen, War Memorial in Canberra in 1942, Parliament House in Canberra in 1942, St. Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, Martin Place and George Street in Sydney in 1941, RAAF Base in Richmond showing the Gipsy Moth, University of Western Australia. Some photographs were taken overseas. The places include: Mindanao, Zamboanga, Labuan, Japan, Halmhera Island volcano, Balik, Batu Celebes, Brunei Bay, Papar, North Borneo, Brunei and New Britain. The overseas photographs include subjects such as military vehicles, R.A.A.F. accommodation and P.O.W. camps.
Title from accession record.
Some photographs have captions on the verso and some are signed.
Collection includes acetate negatives stored in cold store and nitrate negatives stored in nitrate store. See files NLA/10923-14, 25 for summary sheet of acetate and nitrate negatives.