Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds

Slater Field Guide to Australian Birds

The Expert Witness: The Final Dose

The Expert Witness: The Final Dose

Retro Sydney

$35.00
ISBN
9781760790981

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By Ian Collis
Format Hardback
Page Extent 336
Book Size 210 x 145 x 0 mm (H x W x D)
Imprint New Holland Publishers
Release Date 3 Mar 2024
Subject Classification Local interest, family history & nostalgia / Places in old photographs
Retro Sydney is a fantastic visual throw- back to the Harbour City in the 1950s and 60s, with never before seen images gathered by vintage photograph collector Ian Collis.
 
Breathtaking photos of Sydney’s most valuable landmarks provide a retrospective insight into the architecture, automobiles, fashions and popular pastimes of Sydneysiders of the time.
 
Retro Sydney will have the reader in awe of 1950s and 60s events such as: The Opera House under construction, and after completion; Jaw-dropping shots of the Harbour Bridge from different sides of the Harbour; Queen Elizabeth II on her Royal Tour of Australia in 1954; The Royal Easter Show in the 50s and 60s when it was located in Moore Park; Old, industrial Pyrmont long before the Star Casino was established; Sydneysiders on the beach with families, lifeguards and lovely ladies in swimsuits; suburbs we are all familiar with, as they were in the 1950s and 60s.

Ian Collis

Ian Collis is a well known rugby league historian - he has one of the largest collections of sporting memorabilia in Australia. His passion for rugby league comes from his father Joseph, who was a pioneer of the North Ryde Junior Rugby League Club in the Balmain Junior League and a former Club president before playing a role in the formation of the Ryde United JRL Club. Ian is currently the Head of Fox Sports Statistics.