With Lyn Collingwood, April 2023, from Bulletin 2/2023
It’s 1937. Where are we?
Please send your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See the answer to last month’s mystery photo.
And the answer is…
Dinah Ajd, Helen Carter, Stella Farmer, Nerida Kikken, Catherine Young, Carole Strange and E A Clarke recognised the distinctive initials of Grace Bros. One guess was a tiled entrance doorway, but it’s the lift to the foyer of the department store’s auditorium.
The auditorium was a popular venue for daytime lunches and teas and night-time entertainment, especially ballroom dancing.
(Images: The Hood Collection, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales)