Australian Photographic Agency (APA) Collection : Sydney people, places and events, 1953-1987
Full title: Australian Photographic Agency (APA) Collection : Sydney people, places and events, 1953-1987
Author/creator: Australian Photographic Agency.
Call Numbers: ON 173, MLMSS 8522/Boxes 1-2
Record Identifier: 9ALk75kY
Formats: Pictures, Photographs, Manuscripts
Contents: Photographs - 47890 images copied from photonegatives (chiefly b&w) and some colour transparencies, 0.20 metres of textual material (2 boxes) - 10 x 15 cm. - handwritten
2000 images in colour
Images copied onto videodisc (analog) in 1992-1993 and transferred to digital format in June 1996
Captions supplied by cataloguer Robert Woodley (from brief notes on original photonegative envelopes)
Recorded tour of the exhibition "Weird and wonderful Sydney" conducted by Alan Davies, Curator of Photographs, for the use of volunteer guides. Copy of this tour held at MLOH 434/1
Date in the Creator Field is the date of the first known Australian Photographic Agency photograph by that photographer [NOT the photographer's date of birth]
For an interview with photographer Ern McQuillan by Simon Elliott, May 2004, see National Portrait Gallery of Australia. As keen as ever with a camera : Ern McQuillan: on assignment.
A copy of this interview is also available at PXn 947
Some images are dated 1952 (Robert Woodley, cataloguer, Sept 2004)
Pic.Acc. Upgrade Project - Information transferred from Pic.Acc.6625 as part of the eRecords Project 2011-2012
Copyright status : This collection has multiple rights owners
Copyright restrictions may apply : Photographs in this collection created before 1955 are all out of copyright. Photographs created after 1955 are in copyright. Permission must be obtained from the individual rights owners.
Physical Access Conditions
This material is held in cold storage and requires 3 working days notice to retrieve. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian : Only applies to nos. 00001 - 00894, 00897 - 45281, 45822 - 45880, 45986 - 47764, 47814 - 47962