The Prime Minister of Australia Mr John Curtin speaking at a liberty loan rally in Martin Place ...

Accession Number 042769
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 5x4" safety base
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 18 February 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

The Prime Minister of Australia Mr John Curtin speaking at a liberty loan rally in Martin Place that was seeking to raise 35,000,000 pounds. Seated behind him are (left to right) Mr J Beasley ( Minister For Supply and Minister For Shipping ); The Lord Mayor of Sydney (Alderman Crick); Senator Ashley; and two former Prime Ministers, Mr William Morris Hughes (Australian Prime Minister during the First World War) and Mr Arthur Fadden (Prime Minister from August to October 1941and Curtin's immediate predecessor).