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Audio Visual Collection


The Audio-Visual Collection consists of photographs, audio, & film predominantly in digital form in line with the Collections criteria. This includes The Max Harris Photography Collection consisting of historic Ballarat photographs in negative, printed, and digital formats and audio recordings of interviews with local people. The collection has been compiled by collector Max Harris, from various collections and private sources.


The Max Harris Photography Collection

This collection of historic Ballarat images, 1860s to 1960s and beyond is an exciting new addition to the BMI’s collection and its role in telling Ballarat’s stories.

Members and visitors can visit displays from the collection in the BMI lending library and order image prints, with all funds going towards the ongoing running of the BMI as an independent cultural hub.


Print Orders and Image Usage

Your support will assist in the ongoing sustainability of the BMI Ballarat, our independently run cultural hub of arts, learning & community.

 

VIEW OVER 1500 IMAGES FROM THE COLLECTION

on the Victorian Collections website


From framed prints for the home, to collages for new businesses, book projects, digital storytelling, history walks and more, our photo collection can enrich and enliven!

We also have postcards and DVDS available in addition to prints of your chosen photos.

Postcards 1.50 or 5 for $5

DVDS $25 with slideshow of hundreds of images.

 

Download Image Usage Request Form

Download Print Order Form

 

Friends of Canadian mining Walking tour

Historic Ballarat wall print at McDonalds, Bakery Hill

Mercy Health interior walls

Postcards and DVDS

The Story of Italians in Ballarat book cover

Framed Now and Then panorama


We thank our supporters and welcome more benefactors to get in touch.

A majority of the collection has been catalogued on Victorian Collections and can be viewed here.

Introducing Max Harris


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