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[Eric Kendall Bowden photograph collection] [picture]
Bib ID 1870440
Format PicturePicture
Description 1922-1927 
11 proofsheets : b&w ; sheet 25 x 20.3 cm. + 131 negatives 
Summary

A collection of early views of the Canberra region including : the construction of Old Parliament House, the First Parliament in Canberra, 1927, Yarralumla House, Canberra Brick Yards, construction of the Cotter River Dam including official visits and the light railway; the territory rabbit fence, city water storage reservoir on Red Hill, electricity power house generators, the administration building and construction of the hostel, the Molonglo German internment camp, the church at Acton, nurseries and early tree plantations. Family groups on the Murrumbidgee, Molonglo, and Boree Creek. Also Parliament House in Melbourne, including Queens Hall and the gardens.

Biography/History

Eric Kendall Bowden, solicitor and Member for Nepean, later

Notes

Inscription: most photographs have captions, some with dates.

Title supplied by cataloguer.

PIC/­3398

Subjects Bowden family - Photograph collections.  |  Bowden, Eric Kendall, - 1871-1931 - Photograph collections.  |  Canberra (A.C.T.) - Buildings, structures, etc. - Photographs.  |  Australian Capital Territory - Photographs.

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    PIC/3398 LOC Album 965 Pictures & Manuscripts Reading Room

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