The Queen Victoria Building, ca. 1905

Images of Australia: the Tyrrell Collection of photographs of Australia's history Queen Victoria Building, Sydney

Stonemasons at work carving gargoyles during the construction of Sydney University in 1858.Photo from Josef Lebovic Gallery.A♥W

Stonemasons at work carving gargoyles during the construction of Sydney University in from Josef Lebovic Gallery.

Arthur Stace wrote eternity in chalk on Sydney pavements at least 50 times a day for 30 years!

Sydney’s (Australia) ‘Mr Eternity’ Arthur Stace, would write 'Eternity' all over the place. A remember his Eternity well - always so beautifully written

A View of Sydney from Fort Macquarie, Sydney  Frederick Garling

A View of Sydney from Fort Macquarie, Sydney - Frederick Garling

Blacktown Post Office, in Western Sydney in 1901. Photo shared by Dictionay of Sydney. v@e.

Blacktown Post Office,in western Sydney in from Dictionay of Sydney.A♥W Looks like it's in Main St. as opposed to the later brick building in Flushcombe Rd.

On this day, 24 March 1827, an engineer named John Busby began work on a scheme to pipe fresh water from the Lachlan swamps to a reservoir in the area now called Hyde Park in Sydney. This pipeline became known as Busby’s Bore. It took 10 years of convict labour to bore through 3.6 km of rock. Once the water reached the reservoir, it was distributed around the city by horse drawn carts.The State Library of New South Wales holds many pictures and manuscripts relating to Busby’s bore and the…

On this day, 24 March an engineer named John Busby began work on a scheme to pipe fresh water from the Lachlan swamps to a reservoir in the area now called Hyde Park in Sydney. This pipeline.

Pinterest
Search