Don Stadium, Darwin, NT
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Don Stadium, Darwin, NT

c1919. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, postcard format, captioned in negative lower centre, 7.9 x 13.2cm. Minor creases, silvering.

A sign for “Don Pictures” and a poster for the film The Beggar of Cawnpore (1916) can be seen in the image, along with military personnel and an Aboriginal man dressed in all white. Held in Northern Territory Library, attributing photograph to Percy Brown.

Don Stadium was an open-air sports and entertainment venue, used mainly during the dry season. The stadium hosted vaudeville and boxing shows, as well as films. Ref: Djubal, (Australian Variety Theatre Archive), 2017.

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Item #CL198-74

Price (AUD): $660.00  other currencies

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