View from the slopes of Mount Ainslie, over the Australian War Memorial and the Molongolo river flats, to the Australian Alps in the distance
|Title:||View from the slopes of Mount Ainslie, over the Australian War Memorial and the Molongolo river flats, to the Australian Alps in the distance|
|Author(s):||Photographer: Australian News and Information Bureau, Department of the Interior, Canberra|
|Series/Report no.:||Photograph album comprising 41 images of Canberra from the period January 1945 to March 1950|
View from a mountain slope of a plain with trees and buildings and in the distance, the mountains of the Brindabella Range. The large domed building is the Australian War Memorial which was designed by Emil Sodersten and John Crust and opened in 1941.Saint John's Anglican church, completed in 1845, can be seen in the centre left of the picture while the houses of Reid are visible among the trees on the right.This photograph is from an album that was held at the London office of the Australian National University over the period 1949 to 1952. The album was used to inform prospective staff about Canberra. These images are part of the series produced by the Department of Information and kept at the National Archives of Australia in Canberra. National Archives holdings in this series have gaps and some images may be held only at the ANU Archives.