Royal Mint

"Cutting Room, The Royal Mint." A series of postcards of the Royal Mint. Undated. (However, a card from a different series showing one of the same images is postmarked 1939. See bottom of post.) "The Royal Mint.  Press Room." "The Medal Presses. The Royal Mint." "Annealing Furnaces. The Royal Mint. Horizontal." This and the next image...

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RMS Aquitania

"Tourist Smoking Room" Series of postcards of "Cunard White Star R.M.S. 'Aquitania'". Cards are undated by the company name "Cunard White Star" was in use from 1934-1949. They are most likely pre-World War II, as the ship was put to other uses after the start of the war, so 1930-39 seems a likely date. (More...

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Blundells Cottage

Originally from LiveJournal This one is Blundells Cottage from the park along edge of Lake Burley-Griffin in Canberra. One of the few buildings in the area that pre-date the creation of the Australian Capital Territory. Information from the self-guided tour brochure is in italics. This small stone cottage was built about 1860 as a home for workers...

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George Town Watch House

George Town Watch House, built 1840s.  (Better photo of front.) Numbers are a guide to the location/direction of the corresponding mimages (the number are to the right of the thumb nails). Room marked as "watch house" on the plan is now the entry & gift shop. The two rooms on the right have been combined...

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