Over 500 images capturing Newcastle in its ‘Golden Age’ have been digitised and are freely available through the University of Newcastle’s Living Histories. These images are from a collection of over 3000 slide images captured by the late Merv and Janet Copley and were digitised by Emily Connell, the University’s Inaugural 2022 Vera Deacon Intern. … More A Snapshot of ‘Golden Age Newcastle’ – The Merv and Janet Copley Slides
What is the earliest photograph ever taken in the Hunter Region? The photograph above was taken by Elijah Hart and, as part of a set of four images, is dated to 1857 according to the State Library of Victoria. It appeared to be one of the earliest photographs ever taken in the Hunter Region, until … More The Hunter Region’s earliest photograph?
You are invited to the following Exhibition showcasing historic images from the Josiah Cocking Photographic Archive. To VIEW Glass Negatives on UONCC Flickr or Livinghistories@UON Josiah Cocking’s Diaries are available to view online – HERE DANDELION: The words and images of Josiah Cocking WHEN – The exhibition will run from February 6 until March 3, … More EXHIBITION “Dandelion: The words and images of Josiah Cocking”
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
An album of Dungog postcards featuring photographs taken by photographer George Kelly (c1905-1915), were donated to the University of Newcastle in August 2011. The story relating to the postcards was published in the Newcastle Herald in a story by Mike Scanlon Keeping track of big events H2 30th July 2011 p.8. On the reverse side … More George Kelly Photographer of Dungog