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#14577 - A ceremony at the Australian War Memorial

Resource ID
14577
Title/subtitle
A ceremony at the Australian War Memorial
Picture
A ceremony at the Australian War Memorial
Format
Photograph
Identifier
Australian War Memorial
Publisher
Department of Information, 194?
Physical description
Black & white photograph 15.5cm x 10.5cm
Summary
A ceremony (probably on Anzac Day) near the Pool of Remembrance at the Australian War Memorial. In the foreground of the photograph are men carrying wreaths.
Location
Photograph 874
Availability
Not for loan. Copies available for purchase.
Notes
Commemorations. The Department of Information was set up in 1940 and replaced in 1950 by the Australian News and Information Bureau. Thousands of photographs were taken by both agencies for government purposes, including promoting Australia's image abroad.