Australian champion swimmer, vaudeville performer, silent film star, stunt performer and entrepreneur.
A collection of fascinating national treasures drawn from public and private collections across Australia.
A collection including highlights of some of the almost 6000 unique home movie titles held by the NFSA.
The Salvation Army's pioneering multimedia work Soldiers of the Cross premiered at the Melbourne Town Hall on 13 September 1900.
These 19th century photographic glass slides purport to show images of both the living and the dead.
Long before vinyl records, cassette tapes and compact discs, there were wax cylinders.
In the first half of the 20th century, music was commercialised on 78 rpm shellac discs which could hold a little over three minutes on each side.
This collection includes images of Anzac troops in Egypt and Gallipoli, some beautiful hand-tinted glass slides and a couple of popular songs from the First World War era.
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