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Oceania Collection

Background imageOceania Collection: Captain James Cook taking possession of New South Wales in the name of the British Crown, 1770

Captain James Cook taking possession of New South Wales in the name of the British Crown, 1770. James Cook (1728-1779), English explorer, navigator and hydrographer, made three voyages of discovery

Background imageOceania Collection: Glenelg, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Glenelg, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Glenelg, 1901. Glenelg, a suburb of Adelaide on Holdfast Bay in Gulf St Vincent, established 1836, the oldest European settlement on mainland South Australia

Background imageOceania Collection: Map of the South Pacific Ocean

Map of the South Pacific Ocean. Map showing the Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand, and Pacific islands. Plate 102 from The Times Atlas

Background imageOceania Collection: Arunta tribesmen of central Australia preparing a new corroboree, 1922. Artist: Baldwin Spencer

Arunta tribesmen of central Australia preparing a new corroboree, 1922. Artist: Baldwin Spencer
Arunta tribesmen of central Australia preparing a new corroboree, 1922. For indigenous Australians, the corroboree comes closest to a modern concept of theatre

Background imageOceania Collection: Mosman Bay, Keanes Point, Peppermint Grove, c1947. Creator: Unknown

Mosman Bay, Keanes Point, Peppermint Grove, c1947. Creator: Unknown
Mosman Bay, Keanes Point, Peppermint Grove, c1947. From " Perth - City of Sunshine". [Australia House Bookshop, London, c1947]

Background imageOceania Collection: High Street, Fremantle, Australia, c1900s

High Street, Fremantle, Australia, c1900s. Published by P. Falk & Co. Ltd

Background imageOceania Collection: Costumes de Différents Pays, Roi des Ysles des Amis, c1797. Creator

Costumes de Différents Pays, Roi des Ysles des Amis, c1797. Creator: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur
Costumes de Differents Pays, Roi des Ysles des Amis, c1797

Background imageOceania Collection: Costumes de Différents Pays, Femme des Ysles des Amis, c1797

Costumes de Différents Pays, Femme des Ysles des Amis, c1797. Creator: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur
Costumes de Differents Pays, Femme des Ysles des Amis, c1797

Background imageOceania Collection: Costumes de Différents Pays, Homme de l'Isle des Amis, c1797

Costumes de Différents Pays, Homme de l'Isle des Amis, c1797. Creators: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur
Costumes de Differents Pays, Homme de l'Isle des Amis, c1797

Background imageOceania Collection: Oceanian Drummer, 18th century. Creator: Unknown

Oceanian Drummer, 18th century. Creator: Unknown
Oceanian Drummer, 18th century

Background imageOceania Collection: Nos recrues d'asie, d'Afrique et d'oceanie; En Oceanie : les premiers tirailleurs indigenes...1916

Nos recrues d'asie, d'Afrique et d'oceanie; En Oceanie : les premiers tirailleurs indigenes...1916 Creator
Nos recrues d'asie, d'Afrique et d'oceanie; En Oceanie : les premiers tirailleurs indigenes des iles du Pacifique, en tenue de travail et en tenue de sortie, 1916

Background imageOceania Collection: Star of the East Gold Mine, Ballarat, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Star of the East Gold Mine, Ballarat, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Star of the East Gold Mine, Ballarat, 1901. Ballarat on the Yarrowee River in the Central Highlands of Victoria, was transformed during the Victorian gold rush. From " Federated Australia"

Background imageOceania Collection: The Botanical Gardens of Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown

The Botanical Gardens of Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown
The Botanical Gardens of Sydney, 1901. Opened in 1816, with key elements designed by Charles Moore and Joseph Maiden, built under the supervision of Allan and Richard Cunningham

Background imageOceania Collection: Gold Miners Near Beechworth, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Gold Miners Near Beechworth, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Gold Miners Near Beechworth, 1901. Beechworth in the north-east of Victoria, Australia, saw major growth during the gold rush of the mid-1850s. From " Federated Australia"

Background imageOceania Collection: In the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, 1901. Creator: Unknown

In the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, 1901. Creator: Unknown
In the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, 1901. Public garden in Adelaide city centre, officially opened in 1857. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageOceania Collection: Wilson Hall, Melbourne University, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Wilson Hall, Melbourne University, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Wilson Hall, Melbourne University, 1901. Public research university founded in 1853 with money donated by Sir Samuel Wilson. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageOceania Collection: Indigenous People of West Australia, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Indigenous People of West Australia, 1901. Creator: Unknown
1901. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageOceania Collection: Lily Pond, Brisbane Botanical Gardens, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Lily Pond, Brisbane Botanical Gardens, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Lily Pond, Brisbane Botanical Gardens, 1901. Surveyed in 1828 by Colonial Botanist Charles Fraser, the gardens were originally planted in 1825 by convicts with food crops to feed the prison colony

Background imageOceania Collection: Copper Mines, Walhalla, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Copper Mines, Walhalla, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Copper Mines, Walhalla, 1901. Walhalla was a small town in Victoria, Australia, founded as a gold-mining community in late 1862 and at its peak home to around 4, 000 residents

Background imageOceania Collection: Albany, West Australia, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Albany, West Australia, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Albany, West Australia, 1901.Albany, the oldest colonial settlement in Western Australia, founded on 26 December 1826 as a military outpost of New South Wales. From " Federated Australia"

Background imageOceania Collection: Back Beach, Sorrento, Victoria, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Back Beach, Sorrento, Victoria, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Back Beach, Sorrento, Victoria, 1901. In 1803, Sullivan Bay in Sorrento became the site of Victorias first mainland European settlement

Background imageOceania Collection: Suspension Bridge, North Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Suspension Bridge, North Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Suspension Bridge, North Sydney, 1901. Suspension Bridge known as the Long Gully Bridge, connecting Cammeray and Northbridge a suburb of Sydney over the Murray River, built in 1889

Background imageOceania Collection: Gold Diggers at Work near Beechworth, Victoria, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Gold Diggers at Work near Beechworth, Victoria, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Gold Diggers at Work near Beechworth, Victoria, 1901. Beechworth in the north-east of Victoria, Australia, saw major growth during the gold rush of the mid-1850s

Background imageOceania Collection: Granite Quarries, Trawool, Victoria, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Granite Quarries, Trawool, Victoria, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Granite Quarries, Trawool, Victoria, 1901. Trawool in central Victoria, on the middle reaches of the Goulburn River, first explored by Hume and Hovell in 1824, was later settled as a sheep station

Background imageOceania Collection: Group of Aboriginal People, Lake Tyers, Victoria, Australia, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Group of Aboriginal People, Lake Tyers, Victoria, Australia, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Group of Aboriginal People, Lake Tyers, Victoria, Australia, 1901. Lake Tyers Mission was established in 1863 on the shore of Lake Tyers in Victorias Gippsland region following decades of conflict

Background imageOceania Collection: Gladesville Asylum for the Insane, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Gladesville Asylum for the Insane, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Gladesville Asylum for the Insane, New South Wales, 1901. Gladesville Mental Hospital, a psychiatric hospital established in the suburb of Gladesville, New South Wales in 1838

Background imageOceania Collection: A Big Wave in the Cataract Gorge, near Launceston, 1901. Creator: Unknown

A Big Wave in the Cataract Gorge, near Launceston, 1901. Creator: Unknown
A Big Wave in the Cataract Gorge, near Launceston, 1901.The earliest known European to Cataract iver gorge on the South Esk River in Launceston, Tasmania, was William Collins

Background imageOceania Collection: Map of the Indian Ocean

Map of the Indian Ocean. Map showing the Indian subcontinent, East Africa, the Arabian peninsula, Indo-China and Western Australia. Plate 54 from The Times Atlas

Background imageOceania Collection: The French Blockade of Tahiti... 1844. Creator: Unknown

The French Blockade of Tahiti... 1844. Creator: Unknown
The French Blockade of Tahiti: Uranie, French Frigate; French Fort; French Prison; British Consulate; French Fort, 1844....the blockade of Tahiti by the French, and Paofai, in the harbour of Papeete

Background imageOceania Collection: The Kangaroo, Native Only to Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, c1930s. Creator: Unknown

The Kangaroo, Native Only to Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, c1930s. Creator: Unknown
The Kangaroo, Native Only to Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, c1930s. From " Tour of the World". [Keystone View Company, Meadville, Pa. New York, Chicago, London]

Background imageOceania Collection: Typically Australian - Fern trees in Cawoods Gully, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia, c1930s

Typically Australian - Fern trees in Cawoods Gully, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia, c1930s. From " Tour of the World". [Keystone View Company, Meadville, Pa. New York, Chicago, London]

Background imageOceania Collection: Panel, early 1800s. Creator: Unknown

Panel, early 1800s. Creator: Unknown
Panel, early 1800s

Background imageOceania Collection: Perouse, (1741-1788), 1830. Creator: Unknown

Perouse, (1741-1788), 1830. Creator: Unknown
Perouse, (1741-1788), 1830. Jean Francois de Galaup (1741-1788) French Naval officer and explorer wounded at the Battle of Quiberon Bay, whose expedition vanished in Oceania

Background imageOceania Collection: Cataract Gorge, from the Bridge, Launceston, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Cataract Gorge, from the Bridge, Launceston, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Cataract Gorge, from the Bridge, Launceston, 1901. The earliest known European visitor to Cataract iver gorge on the South Esk River in Launceston, Tasmania, was William Collins

Background imageOceania Collection: Tropical Scrubs, Blackall Range, Queensland, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Tropical Scrubs, Blackall Range, Queensland, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Tropical Scrubs, Blackall Range, Queensland, 1901. Mountain range in South East Queensland, Australia. The first European explorer in the area was Ludwig Leichhardt

Background imageOceania Collection: Fountain, Pall Mall, Bendigo, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Fountain, Pall Mall, Bendigo, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Fountain, Pall Mall, Bendigo, 1901. Alexandra Fountain designed by William Vahland, named in honour of Alexandra, Princess of Wales in 1881

Background imageOceania Collection: Government Offices, Launceston, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Government Offices, Launceston, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Government Offices, Launceston, 1901. City in the north of Tasmania, settled by Europeans in March 1806 and named after Launceston, Cornwall. From " Federated Australia"

Background imageOceania Collection: Mosman Street, Charters Towers, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Mosman Street, Charters Towers, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Mosman Street, Charters Towers, 1901. A town in northern Queensland, Australia, founded in the 1870s when gold was discovered From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageOceania Collection: Eurobin Falls, Buffalo Mountains, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Eurobin Falls, Buffalo Mountains, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Eurobin Falls, Buffalo Mountains, 1901. Mount Buffalo is a mountain plateau in in Victoria, Australia. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageOceania Collection: Scene at Upper Gembrook, Victoria, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Scene at Upper Gembrook, Victoria, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Scene at Upper Gembrook, Victoria, 1901. Gembrook was settled in 1873 for farming and timber and is a popular destination for residents of Melbourne at less than 1.5 hours drive from the city

Background imageOceania Collection: Mount Gould, Du Cane Range, Narcissus River, Lake St. Clair, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Mount Gould, Du Cane Range, Narcissus River, Lake St. Clair, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Mount Gould, Du Cane Range, Narcissus River, Lake St. Clair, 1901. Mount Gould in the Central Highlands region of Tasmania is a popular destination for mountain climbers

Background imageOceania Collection: The Museum. Melbourne University, 1901. Creator: Unknown

The Museum. Melbourne University, 1901. Creator: Unknown
The Museum. Melbourne University, 1901. Public research university founded in 1853. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageOceania Collection: On the Enoggera Lake, 1901. Creator: Unknown

On the Enoggera Lake, 1901. Creator: Unknown
On the Enoggera Lake, 1901. The Enoggera Dam was designed and built by Joseph Brady in 1866, on the upper reach of Breakfast Creek later called Enoggera creek in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Background imageOceania Collection: Robins Look-Out, Yeashire, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Robins Look-Out, Yeashire, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Robins Look-Out, Yeashire, 1901. The Shire of Yea, northeast of Melbourne, in Victoria, Australia was originally inhabited by the Taungurong people

Background imageOceania Collection: Second Basin, South Esk River, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Second Basin, South Esk River, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Second " Basin", South Esk River, 1901. Prior to development of the Trevallyn Dam there were three basins upstream on the South Esk River. From " Federated Australia"

Background imageOceania Collection: A Victorian Mountain Farm, 1901. Creator: Unknown

A Victorian Mountain Farm, 1901. Creator: Unknown
A Victorian Mountain Farm, 1901. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageOceania Collection: Summit of Mount Blowhard, Victorian Alps, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Summit of Mount Blowhard, Victorian Alps, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Summit of Mount Blowhard, Victorian Alps, 1901. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageOceania Collection: Charters Towers Goldfield, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Charters Towers Goldfield, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Charters Towers Goldfield, 1901. Mine shafts built from 1883 to 1916 during a period of intense gold mining. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]



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