Glimpses of Newcastle in the 1920s

Glimpses of Newcastle (Front Cover)

This small item containing foldout photographs of Newcastle scenes was created sometime during the 1920s.

We know this because the Newcastle Town Hall image is presented as a concept illustration, so it must be prior to 1929, when the building was finally constructed and opened to the public.

The booklet includes various views around Newcastle including the Beach, the Dyke, the Cliff Walk, King Edward Park, Ambulance Station, Post Office, Ocean Baths, Nobbys, Town Hall (in concept) and Merewether.

The full set can also be viewed in various sizes on the University of Newcastle (Australia) Cultural Collections  Flickr site:

It was kindly donated to the University by Mrs Stephanie Turton in July 2012 and is held at Archives Shelf Location A9020 (x).

Glimpses of Newcastle (Cover)The Beach, NewcastleThe Dyke NewcastleThe Beach, NewcastleCliff Walk, NewcastleKing Edward Park, NewcastleAmbulance Station NewcastleKing Edward Park, NewcastlePost Office NewcastleNobbys NewcastleOcean Baths, NewcastleTown Hall (Concept Illustration)Merewether Newcastle.Glimpses of Newcastle (Back Cover with Inscription)

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