Sources

 

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

 

Items used in postings

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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