Sources

 

This page is where I acknowledge and provide source details for items included on The history spark.

Items used in postings

January 2018

Women make history
The picture of Vida Goldstein is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The author/creator was T.Humphrey & Co. photographer. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/360742.

Women of Empire 1914-1918
The picture of Miles Franklin and Vida Goldstein is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/136880.

We are not makers of history
The picture of the social political button featuring Martin Luther King Jr. and Ralph Abernathy is from The New York Public Library. The Library believes that this item is in the public domain. Details for the item are as follows: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Art and Artifacts Division, The New York Public Library. “Jobs — Income” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1968. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cd8b7670-6be8-0135-19f9-5b75c2585483

Every generation must rewrite history
The picture of the public library, 1888 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/258786.

Remember this is a voice from the tomb
The picture of Fremantle, 1863 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/151341.

The last convicts transported to Australia
The article ‘REPLY TO THE MEMORIAL’ is from The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 – 1901), Wednesday 15 January 1868, page 2. The link is ‘REPLY TO THE MEMORIAL’.

December 2017

Best wishes for a joyous holiday season
The picture of Father Christmas in Australia is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/47830.

A well written book is too short
The picture of Young girls with books at Essendon Ball, 1916 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/32518.

A classic has never finished saying what it has to say
The picture of Shelves of leather-bound history books, Public library, Museums and National Gallery (later the State Library of Victoria), 1910 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/283057.

Book collecting is the most exhilarating sport
The picture of Shelves of leather-bound books, Public library, Museums and National Gallery (later the State Library of Victoria), 1910 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/217734.

History will be kind to me
The picture of The Pacific War Council, including Winston Churchill, meets at the White House, Washington D.C., June 25th, 1940 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/205957.

I want the reader to turn the page
The picture of Ms Edith Appleton, 1898 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/22579.

November 2017

100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba
The article BEERSHEBA is from The Mercury (Hobart, Tas: 1860 – 1954), Saturday 3 November 1917, page 7. The link is BEERSHEBA.

October 2017

We make a little history, baby
The picture of the postcard of Criccieth Castle, Wales about 1905 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/336267.

Making history in November
The picture of the red portable Corona typewriter can be reused without permission. Attribution details are — Photographer: David Thompson, Museums Victoria, https://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/items/260448

Centenary of the First Battle for Passchendaele
The article TO-DAY’S LATEST is from The Riverine Grazier (Hay, NSW : 1873 – 1954), Tuesday 16 October 1917, page 2. The link is TO-DAY’S LATEST

More things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamt of
The picture of the Perilous position of a whaling crew, 1877 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/78495.

Holiday history find, the whale-cure for rheumatism
The article A Whale-Cure for Rheumatism is from The Menzies Miner (WA : 1896 – 1901), Saturday 26 June 1897, page 16. The link is A Whale-Cure for Rheumatism. The article THE WHALE CURE is from the Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners’ Advocate (NSW : 1876 – 1954); Monday 30 December 1895, page 6. The link is THE WHALE CURE.

September 2017

Using songs to define history
The picture of the musical students, 1903-1906, is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/299212.

Project1917, Telling the Russian revolution
The picture of the World War One patriotic postcard, featuring the woman in traditional Russian costume, is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/16550.

To remain always a child
The picture of the Roman inspired monument, 1890-1900, is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The SLV Source ID is 2139582. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/83929.

August 2017

The other convicts
The picture of the First Fleet is out of copyright and has been sourced from the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales. The reference code is 845003. The catalogue record is http://archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110337170.

The rose of England never bud till I gain my liberty
The picture of the Scotch thistle is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The SLV Source ID is 2294719. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/141438.

 What is a convict love token?
The picture of the Valentine is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The SLV Source ID is 1694886. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/250722.

Convict love tokens at the National Museum of Australia
The picture of the Valentines is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The SLV Source ID is 1776999. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/257790.

Never speak about the lower classes
The picture of the Hobart town, chain gang is out of copyright and has been sourced from the from the State Library of Victoria. The SLV Source ID is 1687507. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/111674.

Centenary of the Great Strike 1917
The picture of the Victorian Government railway engineering works, 1879 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the from the State Library of Victoria. The SLV Source ID is 1759655. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/252456.

History and serendipity
The picture of the National Museum of Victoria, 1876 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the from the State Library of Victoria. The SLV Source ID is 1656216. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/296680.

June 2017

The First Monarch’s Birthday
The picture of the Resolution and Adventure Medal, 1772, featuring King George III is out of copyright and has been sourced from the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales. The Call Number for the object is SAFE/R 392. The link to the catalogue description is http://archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110344724.

May 2017

1856, Winning the Eight Hour Day
The picture of the Eight Hour Day Trade Union banner is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The SLV Source ID is 1654321. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/89408.

History repeats
The picture of the May Day: Crowd watching parade celebrating Eight Hour Day, 1896 is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The SLV Source ID is 1735067. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/146207.

May Day 1890, the first time
The picture of The May Day Demonstrations is from the Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 – 1954), Saturday 10 May 1890, page 22. The link is The May Day Demonstrations.

April 2017

I swear that I will well and truly serve
The picture of the recruitment poster, Enlist in the Sportsmen’s 1000. Play up and play the game, featuring Albert Jacka is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The SLV Source ID is 1759128. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/97823.

Gallipoli, the long and the short of it (Pt.2)
The picture of the Reading-room, Ballarat Mechanics’ Institute is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria. The SLV Source ID is 1777168. The permanent link is http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/257858.

We will remember them
The picture of For the fallen is from The Avon Gazette and Kellerberrin News (WA : 1914 – 1916), Saturday 20 November 1915 p 4. The link is FOR THE FALLEN.

History, war and remembering in 2017
The picture of the Anzac Day crowds at Anzac Arch, Adelaide has no known copyright restrictions and has been sourced from the State Library of South Australia. The item’s unique identifying number is PRG 280/1/18/7. The permanent link is http://collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/resource/PRG+280/1/18/7.

Never a good war or bad peace?
The picture of the Victory Medal 1919 has no known copyright restrictions and has been sourced from the State Library of South Australia. The item’s unique identifying number is PRG280/1/15/1003.  The permanent link is http://collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/resource/PRG+280/1/15/1003.

March 2017

Arthur Wheen, more to the story?
The picture of the military hospital ward has no known copyright restrictions and has been sourced from the State Library of South Australia. The item’s unique identifying number is PRG 1471/5/31.

Before 2017

History, read all about it!
The gold star image used in this posting has been sourced from the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia.
Details of the image and item are:
Title: Gold and diamond brooch
Author: Powerhouse Museum
Description: Brooch, 9 ct gold and diamond, unknown maker, Australia, 1880-1890
Copyright status and terms of use: Images on this site are reproduced for the purposes of research and study only. Whilst every effort has been made to trace the Copyright holders, we would be grateful for any information concerning Copyright of the images and we will withdraw them immediately on Copyright holder’s request.
Notes: Gift of Mrs Jenny Simons, under the Tax Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1993. Brooch made in the form of an eight pointed star stamped from 9 ct gold sheet with small granulated flowers set in the angles. The raised central boss features a small claw set brilliant cut diamond (approx. 0.03ct) surrounded with gold granules and spiralled wirework decoration. Made: 1880 – 1890. This late 19th century brooch was initially attributed to Posner Bros but this Melbourne firm operated later from 1926-1929.
Link to digitised item: http://from.ph/133726


Items used on pages

The history spark header picture
The history spark header picture is out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria.
Details of the header picture are:
Title:
Emigrants embarking [from Great Britain] [picture]
Publisher: Melbourne: Alfred May and Alfred Martin Ebsworth
Date(s): December 18, 1880
Description: print: wood engraving.
Notes: Wood engraving published in The Australasian sketcher.

My profile picture
My profile picture is also out of copyright and has been sourced from the State Library of Victoria.
Title:
CHRISTMAS BY THE SEA [picture]
Publisher: Melbourne: David Syme and Co.
Date(s): January 1, 1891
Description: photomechanical print: halftone.
Notes: Print published in the Illustrated Australian news.

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