Pitt Street, Sydney. Voting in Federal Election, 1984.
A colour image of Pitt Street, Sydney. The layout of the street has changed over the decades, as has the direction of the traffic. The image shows the now demolished Ascot Theatre and the old entrance to the Hilton hotel. Waltons department store and Lowe's have been replaced by the Citibank building. The building that is now the Arthouse Hotel on Pitt street can be seen in the image. There are now only two lanes on the street and travel in the opposite direction towards Pitt Street Mall.
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Three young people stand talking outside a shop's display window
A black and white image of three young people - two women and a man - standing outside a shop's display window. The two women are talking to each other. Both have long straight hair and are dressed in the miniskirts of the 1960s era. The man has long sideburns and is dressed in a dark coloured suit and tie. He is looking away from the women. One woman carries a houndstooth patterned bag and a bunch of white flowers. This image was shot while filming 'Three to Go: Michael' 1969: Until now, Michael's life has followed a relatively straight and narrow path. A chance encounter with an actor involved in a film about guerrilla warfare leads him to question his safe job and conservative lifestyle. In this experimental drama, Michael is taken on an excursion into the world of the young radical, but is it where he belongs? Acclaimed director Peter Weir interweaves Michael's story with footage showing dramatised armed resistance in a Sydney under siege and segments from ‘Youth Quake’, a panel discussion about the youth revolution.
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Buckley & Nunn Limited. Bourke Street, Melbourne. Melbourne, The Olympic City, 1955.
A black and white photograph of the entrance to the Melbourne drapery store Buckley & Nunn. The photo was taken around the time of the Melbourne Olympics in 1956 and shows the rush of people on one of the main streets of Melbourne. The building is located on Bourke street and now houses one of the David Jone's stores. Melbourne's Parliament House can be seen in the distance, as can the corner of the old Mark Foy's building.