National Geographic : 1934 Sep
AUSTRALIA INVITES THE WORLD The Centenary of Melbourne and Victoria, Australia-1834-1934 A century has passed since John Batman pioneered his way upon a new continent. His settlement today is the gay, proud city of Melbourne . . . capital of the garden state of Victoria. This year Melbourne salutes its adventurous past, its sparkling present, its rich future . . in a history-making festival of sport and pageantry. A "birthday party" of six months' duration! A dramatic succession of entertainment and adven ture-beginning in October, when the Springtime enwraps Australia! These, and a thousand other memorable features: London-Melbourne Air Race, $75,000 in prizes Melbourne Cup Race ... $50,000 turf classic International GolfTournament, $25,000 inprizes Prince Henry's Dedication of Great War Shrine World Assembly of Boy Scouts Plan now for a fascinating voyage via the South Seas-or include Australia on your World Tour. The cost is exceptionally low. WRITE! . . . for illustrated booklets AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL TRAVEL ASSOCIATION (Community, Non-profit) Suite 406, Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco MAPS OF DISCOVERY Superbly colored reproductions of N. C. Wyeth's map-murals which adorn the walls of The Society's Hubbard Memorial Hall. These maps, one of the Western Hemisphere and one of the Eastern Hem isphere, are, in effect, time-colored Fif teenth Century charts, tracing the courses of Columbus, Magellan, De Soto and other great discoverers. Size 18x 15% inches. Print of either hem isphere, 50 cents. Print, attractively framed, $4 (shipment abroad not advised). Postpaidin U. S . Elsewhere 25 cents extra EXCELLENT FOR GIFT PURPOSES National Geographic Society Department P WASHINGTON, D. C. LENS POWER J/zoi 9 faieawz~ * The f.4.5 Kodak Anastigmat lens in the Kodak Six-16 lets you take snapshots far beyond the range of ordinary cameras. And with two or three Photoflood bulbs and Kodak "SS" Film-you can take snapshots indoors.., at NIGHT. Complementing this lens - the Kodak Six-16 has a Compur shutter with speeds from 1 to 1/250 second, and a built-in self timer so you can get in the picture yourself. A touch of a button and the Six-16 springs into action. Both eye-level and reflecting finders make this camera flexible to use. Kodak Six-16 for 2%x4% inch pictures costs $40. Kodak Six-20 (f.4.5) for 2%x3 inch pictures costs $37.50. Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, N. Y. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."