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Photograph of Martin Place Soldier's Day Appeal, Friday 9 November 1923

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Photograph of Martin Place Soldier's Day Appeal, Friday 9 November 1923

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SPG/192

Record identifier

YEGqdyjn

Photograph of Martin Place Soldier's Day Appeal, Friday 9 November 1923

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Photograph of Martin Place Soldier's Day Appeal, Friday 9 November 1923

Full title

Photograph of Martin Place Soldier's Day Appeal, Friday 9 November 1923

Date

1923

Call Numbers

SPG/192

Record Identifier

YEGqdyjn
Physical Description

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1 photographic print - 25.4 x 30.4 cm - gelatin silver

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Out of copyright : Created before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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Photograph of Martin Place Soldier’s Day Appeal, Friday 9 November 1923, by an unknown photographer. The focus of this photograph is a group of 12 women and a girl, all but two of them dressed entirely in white, holding collection boxes labelled ‘Soldiers’ Day Appeal 1923.’ In the background two stalls and a chocolate wheel can be seen.

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Photograph of Martin Place Soldier's Day Appeal, Friday 9 November 1923

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

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Purchased from Ancanthe in 2017

Administrative / Biographical history

Friday 9 November 1923 was set aside for the annual Soldiers’ Day Appeal which took the form of a fair in Martin Place with over forty stalls set up around a central platform. Members of the public were asked to wear a poppy in remembrance of those who fell in the War and about 800 women assisted in the appeal. On 10 November the Sydney Morning Her...

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SPG/192

Record Identifier

YEGqdyjn

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1009666

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