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Due to essential maintenance, digital image viewers in the old catalogue will be temporarily unavailable between 1 pm and 4 pm (AEDT) this Thursday, 9 December 2021. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

New photography gallery

The Library plans to establish a large, permanent gallery to display works from its extensive photographic collection. This follows the success of two permanent galleries established in the past three years: Paintings from the Collection and the Collectors’ Gallery.  

From artistic photography to photojournalism, the new gallery will dynamically display 180 years of photographic evolution in Australia. 

Learn more about how you can support photography at the Library through our 2021 Annual Appeal.