Tuesday, 28 February 2017

TROVE TUESDAY 28TH FEBRUARY, 2017- WEDDINGS CONTD.







AN INTERESTING WEDDING




http///nla.gov.au/nla.news-article193073836





(c) Catsoulis family



(c) K. Capsanis



 This was the wedding of my Aunt, Nita (Stavroula) Catsoulis who always did things her own way, starting with her birth. Nita was born in Perth, Western Australia, on 17 March, 1914,  a little earlier than expected. Her mother, my grandmother, was on the way to Greece, to introduce her three children to her parents. However, Nita decided that wasn't to be and was born in my grandmother's brothers house, in Money Street, Perth.  It was to be some time before her father, Theodore, could go to WA to bring his young family back home to NSW. All major travel then was by ship. It must have been some voyage, with 3 1/2 year old Harry, 2 year old Mary and not quite 1 year old Con, as well as the infant Nita.

Nita and John never had any children, though they were very fond of their nieces and nephews. They were married 42 years before John passed away on 6 May, 1981, aged 70. Their lives together had been very busy with their cafes in Coonabarraban, Coonamble and later in Marrickville. 

Nita died just 6 years after John, aged 73...  they rest in Macquarie Park, General Cemetery, Sydney.






Tuesday, 21 February 2017

TROVE TUESDAY 21ST FEBRUARY, 2017 - WEDDINGS





WEDDINGS THROUGH THE AGES

With a family wedding scheduled for Monday next, 
weddings are on my mind.

These are a collection of wedding photos from
at first, 
the State Library of South Australia
courtesy of TROVE.

http://collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/resource/PRG+1555/4/5

 All are shown as no known copyright.


 Wedding South Australia unknown approx. 1890's B-50622.jpeg




Talbot, Olive Marion, Photograph, PRG 1555/4/2 'Ciss' in wedding dress PRG-1555-4-2.jpeg
Approx. 1920's


 Wedding portrait of Olive and Gordon Davis (Dimond Studio, Rundle St Adelaide)    PRG-1555-4-3.jpeg



Wedding portrait, nineteen twenties (Dimond Studio, Adelaide)PRG-1555-4-5.jpeg



The following are from the Ipswich City library Collection, courtesy of TROVE
http://picture.ipswich.qld.gov.au
copyright expired

Weddings of the Brown Sisters
1946, 1944 and 1938








Tuesday, 14 February 2017

TROVE TUESDAY, 14TH FEBRUARY, 2017 : VALENTINES ARE CHANGING




CHANGING TIMES OF VALENTINE'S DAY






http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article70588934
1876


MY FIRST VALENTINE







http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article107658147

 1921


http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article128134629

1926


Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995), Thursday 4 April 1991, page 14 

1991

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article122354703 




Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995), Tuesday 14 February 1995, page 18 

1995
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article133335304 


Please click on to enlarge..

 Did you receive a Valentine today?

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY








Tuesday, 7 February 2017

TROVE TUESDAY 7TH FEBRUARY, 2017...BEHIND THE SCENES












So, I hear you say, we know what TROVE is, but do you... do you know what is behind the scenes?

This is just a small selection of the NLA blogs on TROVE.. TROVE as you know is part of NLA, National Library of Australia.. our pride and joy!

http://www.nla.gov.au/blogs/behind-the-scenes








Young girl in costume



Cover detail from Fair Dinkum!











                                                                            
                                                                            Vintage advertisement



Then, of course, there is Audio...

http://www.nla.gov.au/news/audio







 

Paul HamPasschendaele with Paul Ham Talks / Lecture 8 November 2016 Listen                                           






Social Media also features strongly...

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 Then there is the  Media centre  and eNews...

 and Collections  where you may see some familiar titles in Archived websites among all the other items the NLA collects.

Settle back and enjoy.. and feel free to share your newfound discoveries with us here in the comments.