Pyrmont Bridge and the city

David Moore1947

Australian National Maritime Museum

Australian National Maritime Museum
Sydney, Australia

A view of Pyrmont Bridge and the city, Sydney, Australia. Rail tracks are visible in the forefront of the image and the hazy city is in the background. An inscription on the reverse reads: 'Pyrmont Bridge and the city - 1947 / David Moore'. Additional text reads: 'Under Pyrmont Bridge with city in background 1947'.


  • Title: Pyrmont Bridge and the city
  • Creator: David Moore
  • Date: 1947
  • Location: Sydney
  • Type: Photograph
  • Significance: As a talented photojournalist and advocate for photography as a legitimate artform, David Moore helped define and promote Australian photography. Aside from his international work, David Moore's photographs highlight the developing face of Australia - from immigrants and Indigenous people to political events, landscapes and architecture.
  • See institution's online collections: http://www.anmm.gov.au/collections
  • Medium: Silver gelatin print on semi-gloss fibre paper
  • Dimensions: 480 x 458 mm, 4 mm, 0.9 kg
  • Credit line: ANMM Collection Gift from David Moore

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