Historic Australia – Interactive Photos Map

Historic Australia – Interactive Photos Map

View Historic Australia – Interactive Photos Map


Created by
Anansi Web Development (Ei Sabai Nyo)
Other datasets used

Australian War Memorial Photo Collection

Powerhouse Museum Photo Collection

State Library of NSW Photo Collection

State Library of Queensland Photo Collection

The Interactive Photos Map is a flickr + google map + wikipedia mashup for Australian War Memorial Photo Collection, Powerhouse Museum Photo Collection, State Library of NSW Photo Collection and State Library of Queensland Photo Collection. This mashup is developed by Anansi Web Development for the MashupAustralia Contest.

Got a comment, suggestion or question? We’d like to hear from you.


  • Map view for photos with location data
  • 5 different map types available: Map, Satellite, Hybrid, Terrain, Earth
  • Side-by-side view of historic photos and current photos from Google Street View
  • One-click access to Wikipedia entries nearby
  • A list of possibly similiar photos on Flickr

5 Responses to “Historic Australia – Interactive Photos Map”

  1. Frank says:

    This app crashes my browser using Chrome/Firefox.

    Alot of this applications are just so resource intensive and I don’t see alot of non developers pc’s/laptops coping well.

    • Ei Sabai says:

      Sorry about that, Frank. I’ll try to see if there is anything I can do to optimise the app. Did it crash when you click on something on the map?

  2. wragge says:

    Am I missing something, or are there no links back to the images in Flickr? (I thought this was required by the Flickr API terms). I want to be able to see descriptions, collections references etc.

    • Ei Sabai says:

      Hi wragge, You’re right. Thank you for pointing it out. I’ll add the link back to Flickr on enlarged version.

    • Ei Sabai says:

      Just wanted to let you know that I’ve added a description tab on map view and a link back to Flickr (when you click on the enlarged version). Thank you for your feedback. :)