Artists have always been attracted to the natural beauty of Sydney Harbour and its foreshores. Darling Point particularly, with its natural beauty and impressive villas, was a popular subject for both artists and photographers alike.
In 2015 the Library began sharing some of its digitised collections on Google’s Cultural Institute. This is a free site to discover exhibits and collections from museums, libraries, galleries and archives all around the world.
Sydney signwriting and decorating firm Althouse & Geiger was begun in 1875 by two American immigrants from Pennsylvania. The Library’s collection offers glimpses of the company that once boasted, 'We tell the world everything it wants to know'.