Visit the Pictures and Manuscripts Reading Room to view material from the Library’s Pictures and Manuscripts collections. Including:
- Over 10,000 manuscripts collections including the personal papers of notable Australians and the archives of many national non-government organisations.
- Over 800,000 pictures including oil paintings, watercolours, drawings, prints, photographs and posters.
- Reference books and finding aids to help you use the collections.
The Pictures and Manuscripts Reading Room is located on Level 2 and is open Monday–Friday 9 am–5 pm (except public holidays).
Group viewings of material from the Pictures collection are available on request.
Contacting the Pictures and Manuscripts team
Use the Ask a Librarian service to lodge an online enquiry with us.
Phone: (+61) 2 6262 1259