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Record title

John W. Lyons negatives of Sydney life, ca. 1940-1972

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ON 359

Record identifier

nV2qZZZn

John W. Lyons negatives of Sydney life, ca. 1940-1972

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John W. Lyons negatives of Sydney life, ca. 1940-1972

Full title

John W. Lyons negatives of Sydney life, ca. 1940-1972

Date

ca. 1940-1972

Call Numbers

ON 359

Record Identifier

nV2qZZZn
Physical Description

Contents

Approximately 1200 negatives - 35 mm. - (33 sheets)

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Fonds

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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

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Ambassador's Hotel
Anzac Day, Bondi Junction RSL, ca. 1960
Bonnie Vale
Charlie Saunder's Gym & Turkish Bath, Bondi
Circular Quay
Coral Sea March for Time, 1968
Danny Kaye, 1959
Edward Lombe - recovery of anchor
Fernhill
Gladswood Gardens
Hobby room, Ingleburn
Hotel Astra
Hotel bars
Irish independence demonstra...

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Full title

John W. Lyons negatives of Sydney life, ca. 1940-1972

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CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Miss Mary Lyons, sister, 20 February 1985
Pic.Acc.5821

Appraisal note

The collection was received as rolls of 35 mm film negative. Although the rolls were numbered and the boxes they were housed in were divided into pigeon holes and numbered, there was no register and the rolls were not in the correct position in the box.¶As much of the collection was therefore unidentifiable, it was weeded

Administrative / Biographical history

John William Lyons (born 23 November 1914) was a press and candid photographer in Sydney, 1930's-1970's. Perhaps because he used crutches, he was twice robbed of his photographic equipment. His preferred camera was a Leica.
He photographed social occasions and this collection is important for documenting the famous Prince's Restaurant. He also p...

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ON 359

Record Identifier

nV2qZZZn

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839782

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