Photo booth: picture yourself in history

Put yourself in the picture! Visit our green screen photo booth to have your photo taken in an iconic Western Australian scene.

When: Tuesday 5 May – Thursday 7 May & Saturday 9 May  I   1.30pm – 3.30pm,
Where:  State Library ground floor

20150430_111923_474_IMG_9550_keyedPicture yourself in history is presented as part of the National Trust Heritage Festival: Conflict and Compassion

Tuesday 5 May 1.30 – 3.30pm 
“Love not war brings peace”
Travel back in time to attend an Anti Vietnam war protest in 1972.

May Day Anti-Vietnam War protest march from Stirling Street to Perth Foreshore, March 1972. 380344PD, State Library of Western Australia pictorial collection

May Day Anti-Vietnam War protest march from Stirling Street to Perth Foreshore, March 1972. 380344PD, State Library of Western Australia pictorial collection

Wednesday 6 May 1.30 – 3.30pm 
Strike a pose with the chorus girls of the Princess Picture Theatre at Cottesloe beach

Chorus girls of regular nightly stage show at Princess Picture Theatre, Fremantle, at Cottesloe Beach, 1929, 041367PD, State Library if Western Australia pictorial collection

Chorus girls of regular nightly stage show at Princess Picture Theatre, Fremantle, at Cottesloe Beach, 1929, 041367PD, State Library of Western Australia pictorial collection

Thursday 7 May 1.30 – 3.30pm
Be a part of the crowd of 20 000 people who watched legendary aviator Bert Hinkler fly above Loton Park, Perth Oval in 1928.

000614D

Crowd of people watch the sky as Bert Hinkler arrives in Perth, 1 April 1928, 000614D, State Library of Western Australia pictorial collection

Saturday 9 May 1.30 – 3.30pm 
Be there when Perth streets lit up for Armistice Day 11 November 1918, to mark the end of fighting on the Western Front.

Peace Night illuminations in Perth, 19 July 1919, 112279PD, State Library of Western Australia pictorial collection

Peace Night illuminations in Perth, 19 July 1919, 112279PD, State Library of Western Australia pictorial collection

Saturday 9 May 1.30 – 3.30pm 
Train hard with the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force of 1943.

WAAAF training, Fremantle, 2 October 1943, 047149PD , State Library of Western Australia pictorial collection

WAAAF training, Fremantle, 2 October 1943, 047149PD , State Library of Western Australia pictorial collection

  • Visit our website for more information
  • Free family friendly event
  • Photos from the photo booth will available for viewing on the State Library of Western Australia Flickr account. View some of the photographs from last year’s photo booth.
  • All venues at the State Library are wheel chair accessible.

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