Canberra in the 1920s (compilation)

Title:
Canberra in the 1920s (compilation)
NFSA ID:
12980 , 384692 , 384681 , 14837 and 13135
Year:
1920
Category:
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This compilation includes an empty paddock marked out for the future Parliament House as well as the building itself under construction and completed. The Melbourne and Sydney buildings in the civic centre stand largely alone as a city and suburbs gradually grow around them.

Footage is from Canberra in the Making (NFSA title: 12980); Australia's Federal Capital Nearing Completion (NFSA title: 384692); Parliament House, Canberra c1925 (NFSA title: 384681); Canberra Scenes c1927 (NFSA title: 14837); Canberra c1929 (NFSA title: 13135)