View of southern arch Sydney Harbour Bridge from northern creeper crane, c.1930/ by Ted Hood.

View of southern arch Sydney Harbour Bridge from northern creeper crane, c.1930/ by Ted Hood.

Flower sellers in front of cable trams, King Street, c.1900/ Photographer Unknown

Flower sellers in front of cable trams, King Street, c.1900/ Photographer Unknown

Demolishing Norwich Chambers Bligh and Hunter Streets, c.1922/ by A. E. Forster.

Demolishing Norwich Chambers Bligh and Hunter Streets, c.1922/ by A. E. Forster.

Amphicar on Harbour at start of Sydney to Hobart yacht race, c.1971/ by Australian Photographic Agency.

Amphicar on Harbour at start of Sydney to Hobart yacht race, c.1971/ by Australian Photographic Agency.

Buying sheet music Sydney Markets, c.1911/ by Rex Hazlewood.

Buying sheet music Sydney Markets, c.1911/ by Rex Hazlewood.

William Street, Sydney, c.1966/ by David Moore, courtesy of Moore family.

William Street, Sydney, c.1966/ by David Moore, courtesy of Moore family.

Alan Davies, curator of photographs at The State Library of NSW, has retired after 25 years. See his all-time favourite pictures. THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, 4 JUNE 2014

Alan Davies, curator of photographs at The State Library of NSW, has retired after 25 years. See his all-time favourite pictures. THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, 4 JUNE 2014


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Buying sheet music Sydney Markets, c.1911/ by Rex Hazlewood.

Buying sheet music Sydney Markets, c.1911/ by Rex Hazlewood.

From a series of images showing the areas in Sydney affected by the outbreak of Bubonic Plague in 1900. Taken by Mr. John Degotardi, Jr., photographer from the Department of Public Works, the images depict the state of the houses and 'slum' buildings at the time of the outbreak and the cleansing and disinfecting operations which followed.  Professional Rat Catchers (in front is a pile of dead rats) Dated: c. 17/07/1900 Digital ID: 12487_a021_a021000009 Rights…

From a series of images showing the areas in Sydney affected by the outbreak of Bubonic Plague in 1900. Taken by Mr. John Degotardi, Jr., photographer from the Department of Public Works, the images depict the state of the houses and 'slum' buildings at the time of the outbreak and the cleansing and disinfecting operations which followed. Professional Rat Catchers (in front is a pile of dead rats) Dated: c. 17/07/1900 Digital ID: 12487_a021_a021000009 Rights…

Sydney Town Hall and Queen Victoria Building  in 1904.A♥W

Sydney Town Hall and Queen Victoria Building in 1904.A♥W

Abandoned Walmart is Now America’s Largest Library / WebUrbanist (abandoned walmart in texas now worlds biggest library.the library even has an acoustically separated lounge for teens as well as 6 teen computer labs,16 public meeting spaces,14 public study rooms,64 computer labs,10 children’s computer labs and 2 genealogy computer labs. other new features include self check-out units,an auditorium,an art gallery,a used bookstore and a cafe.)

Abandoned Walmart is Now America’s Largest Library / WebUrbanist (abandoned walmart in texas now worlds biggest library.the library even has an acoustically separated lounge for teens as well as 6 teen computer labs,16 public meeting spaces,14 public study rooms,64 computer labs,10 children’s computer labs and 2 genealogy computer labs. other new features include self check-out units,an auditorium,an art gallery,a used bookstore and a cafe.)

Forget Valentines Day, 14 February has been re-named library lovers day!   Take the opportunity to celebrate those who love and support libraries!

Forget Valentines Day, 14 February has been re-named library lovers day! Take the opportunity to celebrate those who love and support libraries!

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Inspiration: Color at the Seattle Library

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