Australian soldiers in Gallipoli 1915. Sitting proudly in the middle, is an Indigenous Australian. v@e.

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Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, 1912. Shared by the State Library of New South Wales collection, v@e.

Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie were Australia’s first women Olympians, winning gold and silver in the 100 metres freestyle, Stockholm, 1912

Margaret Preston

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The Bee Gees (L to R: Robin, Barry, and Maurice) at home in Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia, ca. late 1950's v@e

Hitler in front of "Church of our Lady" in Nuremberg, Sept. 1934

Brothers Robin Gibb, Barry Gibb and Maurice Gibb of the 'Bee Gees' pictured in Brisbane, Queensland.

Les Darcy, Australian boxer and one of the best middleweights of all time, seen here as a blacksmith. He died of pneumonia at age 22. (State Library of New South Wales

Famous Australian Boxer Les Darcy "Les Darcy at the blacksmith shop door", East Maitland, ca. 1910 / Victor Studios by State Library of New South Wales collection

Mina Wylie, Coogee, 1913. Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie were Australia’s first women Olympians, winning gold and silver in the 100 metres freestyle, Stockholm, 1912. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au, via Flickr

Mina Wylie, a Dutch Olympic swimmer photographed in 1912 wearing her surprisingly modern-looking swimsuit. I thought swimwear was much more modest at this time, perhaps its because she’s an athlete…?

Swaggies humping their blueys on the track.

On the wallaby track. Henry Lawsons poem On the Wallaby Track alludes to the…

Margaret Preston (29 April 1875 – 28 May 1963) was an Australian artist. She was highly influential during the 1920s to 1940s for her modernist works as a painter and printmaker and for introducing Aboriginal motifs into contemporary art.

Margaret Preston April 1875 – 28 May was an Australian artist. She was highly influential during the to for her modernist works as a painter and printmaker and for introducing Aboriginal motifs into contemporary art.Photo by Harold Cazneaux

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