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Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc Melbourne, Victoria

Magnet is a registered charity and not-for-profit incorporated association. Our aim is to provide a supportive environment for people interested in photography. We provide education, exhibitions, activities and support. Our main interest is archiving and storing photographic collections.

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2/640 Bourke Street Melbourne Victoria 3000 (map)
phone
+61 (03) 8589 0371

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Opening Hours

TUESDAY to FRIDAY - 11am to 5pm SATURDAY and SUNDAY - 11am to 4pm

Location

2/640 Bourke Street 3000 Melbourne Victoria

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a.e.f dinner time at broadmeadows camp

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

aeroplanes

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afc mechanics group - dargo-075.tif

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Black and white photographic print

Historical information

A group of air craft mechanics including Private Jim Stewart (far right) of the 3rd squadron. Australian Flying Corps. A popular, carefree character, Stewart played as a ruckman for south Melbourne in the Victorian Football League between 1915 - 1920, though war service precluded for much of 1917 - 1919

agricultural area near cairo / boxing on ship - red cliffs00141.tif

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Two photographs on a page from an album

Inscriptions & Markings

Agricultural area near Cairo taken from the train feb 1915 Boxing competition on board T.S. Banalla Nov 1915

agricultural work - robertson thomas094.tif

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photo

A group of soldiers enjoy a few beers in camp. - robertson thomas104.tif

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Historical information

A group of soldiers enjoy a few beers in camp.

a.i.f demobilisation form - red cliffs00197.tif

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demobilisation form

a.i.f paybook

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paybook

Alban Pearce details - alban pearce-05.tif

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Details of Alban Pearce service record

Inscriptions & Markings

Details of Alban Pearce service record

Alban Pearce details - alban pearce-06.tif

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Inscriptions & Markings

Details of Alban Pearce service record

ambulance in camp - les chandler_a00218.tif

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photo

Historical information

Les Chandler. Training at Seymour Army Camp.

Anzac bivouac / greek children - red cliffs00164.tif

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Four photos on a page from an album

Anzac Day - alban pearce-23.tif

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Paper with inscriptions/drawings.

Historical information

A commemorative pamphlet from the troopship "Plassy" printed at sea by troops nearing a return to Australia, Anzac Day 1919 Private Alban Pearce of Bairnsdale collected the signatures of his shipmates.

Inscriptions & Markings

Contains signatures

"anzacs" landing at gallipoli - red cliffs00193.tif

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photo

armoured train, machine gun, mono plane - robertson thomas132.tif

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three photos on a page from an album

at seymour training camp - les chandler_a00060.tif

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photo

Historical information

At the training camp in Seymour. Photo by Les Chandler.

Australian application to enlist. - alban pearce-25.tif

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paper document

Historical information

This is an official application to enlist in the Imperial Forces in WW1. Contains information about the soldier's physical condition, occupation and personal particulars.

Significance

Of historical significance.

Inscriptions & Markings

Contains signature of Alban Pearce.

Australian application to enlist. - alban pearce-24.tif

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Official document. paper.

Historical information

Contains details about his medical condition, personal details and information about his application rejection.

Significance

Of historical significance.

Inscriptions & Markings

Contains signature of Alban Pearce, details about his medical condition, personal details and details about his application rejection.

Australian Vetinary Officers including Banjo Paterson - mountjoy018b.tif

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Historical information

Banjo Paterson far left middle row Cairo 1915

Inscriptions & Markings

Banjo Paterson far left middle row Cairo 1915

Authors impression of Gallipoli and Sanai desert fighting - mountjoy024.tif

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Inscriptions & Markings

A sketched map of Gallipoli and the Sanai desert fighting

Barron Von Richthofen's grave - dargo-078.tif

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Historical information

French and Australian troops at the graveside of 'The Red Baron' Manfred Von Richthofen, Picardie, France, April, 1918. There was dispute over troops of which nation shot down the German fighter ace, though Australian ground troops had the strongest claim. He crashed near the front line and was buried by Australian troops with full Military Honours. The cross is made from a propeller.

Inscriptions & Markings

Their is an inscription at the bottom that states "Barron Von Richthofen's grave (the champion German airman)

bathing party

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battlefield

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battlefield

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birdseye aerial photograph

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boxer - robertson thomas084.tif

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photo

Brass band - mountjoy023.tif

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

British Cemetery, Flesquieres Hill - alban pearce-11.tif

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Inscriptions & Markings

on reverse: Flesquieres Hill , British Cemetery, Looking towards Cambrai

British Lancers in France - dargo-098.tif

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Historical information

A group of British lancers moving through a village in France in 1917. For much of the war the British High Command kept immense reserves of cavalry behind the front line in the belief they could exploit successful thrusts by infantry into enemy lines. Pitted against the heavy artillery and the elaborately fortified trenches that typified the First World War, horses proved next to useless.

Inscriptions & Markings

On the back of the photograph its says "British Lancers in France"

bunker - les chandler_a00114a.tif

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Historical information

On the Western Front.