Emperor Pu Yi, the last emperor of China, ca 1910

2 December 1908 – Child Emperor Pu Yi ascends the Chinese throne at the age of two. The Empress Dowager Cixi had chosen him on her deathbed to succeed her. That night in Pu Yi stopped being a boy and became Xuantong, the last emperor of China.

Trugannini 1866 | Truganini was a woman widely considered to be the last full blood Aboriginal Tasmanian (Palawa) of Australia.

Truganini, often considered to be the last "full blood" Tasmanian Aboriginal woman, who survived British conflict and disease.

National Museum of Australia - Convict tokens

Smoothing and engraving a coin with a message of affection was one of the few ways a convict transported to Australia could leave a memento behind with loved ones in England. These small tokens are also known as 'leaden hearts'.

New South Wales, the mother state of Australia : a guide for immigrants and settlers issued by the Intelligence Department. [Sydney] : Intelligence Department, 1906. v@e.

New South Wales, the mother state of Australia : a guide for immigrants and settlers issued by the Intelligence Department. [Sydney] : Intelligence Department, 1906 v

New South Wales, the mother state of Australia : a guide for immigrants and settlers issued by the Intelligence Department. [Sydney] : Intelligence Department, 1906. v@e.

New South Wales, the mother state of Australia : a guide for immigrants and settlers issued by the Intelligence Department. [Sydney] : Intelligence Department, 1906 v

George Street Sydney 1964.

Cars and buses together, negotiating busy George Street Sydney in

THE WAXHEAD DIARIES: Sydney//1960s Kings Cross

I remember the large signs & riding the big double decker buses (green & cream).

THE WAXHEAD DIARIES: Sydney//1960s Kings Cross

I remember the large signs & riding the big double decker buses (green & cream).

Traffic in Taylor Square ... Looking SE from elevated position above corner of Oxford Street and Bourke Street. ... 1959, City of Sydney Archives.

The intersection at Taylor Square . Looking South East from a elevated position above the corner of Oxford Street and Bourke Street, in Sydney. Photo shared by the City of Sydney Archives.

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