William Fraser, cabinet-maker and photographer
William Fraser in one of his own trick photographs - taking his own picture.

William Fraser, cabinet-maker and photographer

Among the photographers active in Newcastle in the early 20th century, William Fraser deserves a special place. William might be described as a "semi-professional" photographer, since his main job was…

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A family’s journey from postwar Bremen to Greta migrant camp
Eastern European migrants arrive in Newcastle NSW on the Fairsea, 1949.

A family’s journey from postwar Bremen to Greta migrant camp

During World War II Australia’s industrial infrastructure received an impressive boost, as the nation fought to make itself defensible against Japan and to become as self-sufficient as it could. Much…

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