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Construction of early Canberra, ca. 1912-1920 [picture]
Bib ID 1585839
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
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Description ca. 1912-1920 
50 negatives : glass ; 11 x 16 cm. 
50 photographs : b&w ; 10.8 x 16.5 cm. 
Summary

The collection depicts the construction of: Red Hill reservoir, Murrumbidgee bridge, Cotter Dam, pumping station, Power House and brickworks. Walter Burley Griffin was Federal Capital Director of Design and Construction at the time.

Notes

Title from accession record.

Images individually catalogued and digitised.

Photographs are of a later date.

PIC Row 13/8/5 #PIC/P2184/1-50 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-143671365

Subjects Griffin, Walter Burley, 1876-1937.  |  Water-supply -- Australian Capital Territory -- Photographs.  |  Dams -- Australian Capital Territory -- Design and construction -- Photographs.  |  Cotter Dam (A.C.T.) -- Photographs.  |  Australian Capital Territory -- 1901-1922 -- Photographs.  |  Red Hill (A.C.T.) -- Photographs.

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PIC Row 13/8/5 #PIC/P2184/1-50 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Cold Store Row A2/3/2 Box 1&2 #PIC P2184/51-100
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