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Boy oh boy!

In 25 years at the State Library, our Curator of Photographs has seen four people cry.

Colour In Darkness

Hand-coloured scenes from the First World War are displayed together for the first time in almost 100 years.

The Holtermann Collection

In 1951, a hoard of 3,500 glass plate negatives from the nineteenth century was discovered in a garden shed in Chatswood.