Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Sex and the City - The Early Years

Some pics from the past of Sydney girls.  
(I love the bride photograph and her dress).
Click on the images to enlarge.

Pedestrians in George Street, Sydney c 1900

Bridesmaid and two flowergirls enter St Marks Church, Darling Point, c. 1930’s

Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, 1912 (winners of gold and silver in the 100 metres freestyle, Stockholm, 1912)

Tatiana Riabouchinska, one of Sydney’s leading ballerinas of the 1930's, darns a ballet slipper, probably in Rushcutters Bay Park, c 1938. Note the ballerina pointed toes.

Women’ suffrage group, Sydney, c 1902. 
Women in New South Wales won the right to vote in 1902. This photograph was published in the Australian Town and Country Journal on 6 September 1902. The Womanhood Suffrage League of NSW was formed in 1891

The first "Miss Australia", Beryl Mills of WA, outside Sydney’s Haymarket Theatre, 1927.   

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