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Aerial view of Bennelong Point with trams, Sydney, 1958 [picture] / John Tanner
Bib ID 4593083
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Tanner, John A. photographer
 
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Description 1958 
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.8 x 20.9 cm. 
Series

Buckland collection of railway transport photographs.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on information from inscriptions on verso.

Inscriptions: "Modern Sydney Booming City. Metropolitan Sydney, with a population of 1,975,000 (at June 30, 1957), remains well ahead of other Australian cities and is going through a large-scale building boom (1257). Benelong [i.e. Bennelong] Point, Sydney, where the Sydney Opera House will be erected. Australian News and Information Bureau Photograph by J. Tanner (P58/17) L24748"--Printed on label attached to verso.

Part of the collection: Buckland collection of railway transport photographs.

The Sydney Opera House was later erected at Bennelong Point.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-155397560

Subjects Trams -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.  |  Tramways -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.  |  Railroad terminals -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.  |  Bennelong Point (Sydney, N.S.W.) -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Australian News and Information Bureau
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