EXHIBITION “Dandelion: The words and images of Josiah Cocking”

You are invited to the following Exhibition showcasing historic images from the Josiah Cocking Photographic Archive. DANDELION: The words and images of Josiah Cocking WHEN – The exhibition will run from February 6 until March 3, 2019 WHERE – Watt Space Gallery, cnr Auckland & King Streets, Newcastle OPENING NIGHT LAUNCH – Thursday 7 February … More EXHIBITION “Dandelion: The words and images of Josiah Cocking”

Wilson Harold Maze Photographic Collection

These Photographs were scanned from glass lantern slides from the Wilson Harold Maze Collection. Wilson Harold Maze, (1911-1985) was a lecturer in Geography and Administrator at the University of Sydney. He donated this collection, depicting images of the Lower Hunter in the early 1930’s, to Professor Cyril Renwick at the Hunter Valley Research Foundation in … More Wilson Harold Maze Photographic Collection

Visual Index to Hunter Valley Aerial Photographs

Lachlan Wetherall, in a digital project similar to his historical maps visual index, where he created a visual index to hundreds of our subdivsion plans located in flickr, has now put together another index to the aerial photography that has been recently digitised by our volunteer Jessica Waugh in the GLAMx Digitisation Lab from the … More Visual Index to Hunter Valley Aerial Photographs

Walking Tours- Living Newcastle’s History

On Sunday 13 November 2016 the Crime & punishment Walk and Radical Newcastle walks were held in Newcastle. These pilot walks are an initiative of The Centre of 21st Century Humanities and Global Newcastle Network, supported by UON Library’s Cultural Collection. The walks were developed and led by UON historians Dr Nancy Cushing and Dr … More Walking Tours- Living Newcastle’s History

Milton Kent’s Airplane Photographs of Newcastle

  The aerial view of Newcastle by Milton Kent,  located in TROVE, and reproduced above was originally published in The Australasian on the 22nd June 1929 page 71, and appears to come from the same set of original glass negatives reproduced below. This may provide some evidence to the dating of at least some of … More Milton Kent’s Airplane Photographs of Newcastle

Changing Places – Newcastle and the Hunter – Book Launch

Changing Places – Newcastle and the Hunter (2012) is the third and eagerly anticipated latest book from Greg and Sylvia Ray featuring unique and long lost images of Newcastle and the Hunter, beautifully digitised and re-mastered from original glass negatives and film. The book will also come with a DVD containing two vintage documentaries about … More Changing Places – Newcastle and the Hunter – Book Launch

In Search of Nobbys’ Tunnels by Roslyn Kerr, Geologist

  Please download a copy of In Search of Nobbys’ Tunnels – by Roslyn Kerr, Geologist. Report to Coal River Working Party University of Newcastle, October 2010. (6.2MB PDF) In Search of Nobbys’ Tunnels – by Roslyn Kerr, Geologist. Report to Coal River Working Party University of Newcastle, October 2010. (6.2MB PDF) Thank you to … More In Search of Nobbys’ Tunnels by Roslyn Kerr, Geologist