In 1918 the Mitchell Library Trustees embarked upon an ambitious project: to photograph NSW soldiers heading overseas to serve in World War I. Now the Library will return these portraits of WWI soldiers to families in NSW.
The State Library is giving a free print or digital file to families who spot a relative among the 250 Crown Studio images on our Flickr set here.
If you discover a family member on our Portraits of War Flickr set, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, contact details and a link to the image.
See over 230 of these portraits on display in Portraits of War: The Crown Studio Project - a free exhibition at the State Library of New South Wales from 28 June - 21 September 2014.