This collection of archives focuses on the themes of entertainment and recreation in Sydney during WWI. These items were on display as part of our Call to Arms exhibition.
Visitors at Taronga Zoological Park, October 1916. From NRS 4481, ST5936P.
Advertisement for Princess Theatre, 1915. From NRS 905 [5/7370 letter 15/50576, p.2].
Letterhead for the Enmore Theatre, 1914. From NRS 905 [5/7464 letter 16/49369].
Port Arthur information booklet for tourists, 1915. From NRS 905 [5/7367 letter 15/48474].
Advertisement for Grand Concert at Star Theatre, 1915. From NRS 905 [5/7365 letter 15/4784, p.2].
Tennis courts in Reserve, Centennial Park, August 1915. NRS 4481, MS3434P.
Holiday time at Stanwell Park beach, October 1916. From NRS 4481, ST5916P.
Bush picnic at Stanwell Park, October 1916. From NRS 4481, ST5924P.
Skiing party at Mt Kosciusko, April 1916. From NRS 4481, MS3920P.