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Darwin c1926 (c.1926)


This actuality footage from around 1926 contains silent vignettes of Darwin and its environment including rail transport, recreational activities, local shop fronts, and the multicultural population.

Curator’s notes

There are no intertitles or production details on this film to indicate its provenance. However, this footage is valuable for the historical and cultural record it contains, particularly of the Chinese community in Darwin seen in clip three.