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

Sydney - Capital New South Wales, c. 1800, Artist unknown. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/events/exhibitions/2007/seldomscene/images/5.html From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: www.sl.nsw.gov.au

An area in Sydney built with convict labour.

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.

A View of Sydney from Fort Macquarie, Sydney  Frederick Garling

A View of Sydney from Fort Macquarie, Sydney Frederick Garling

Mortuary Station at Rookwood in 1957.A♥W

Mortuary Station at Rookwood in being dismantled & rebuilt at Ainslie, ACT as a church. The façade was reversed in the rebuilding process.

Haslem'Creek Cemetery Station.Cemetery Station No 1 was a railway station on Sydney's Rookwood Cemetery railway line.It served the Rookwood Cemetery.The Cemetery No 1 Train Station was also known as No 1 Mortuary Receiving Railway Station.It was decided that funeral processions could be more dignified if more official stations were created to replace the ones with original corrugated iron and timber structures.A scheme set up to separate funeral opearations from the ordinary railway by the…

Mortuary Railway Station Mortuary Railway Station, Rookwood Cemetery - remains of structure with roof removed

Australian colonial art uncovered in Canada - Australian Geographic

'North and South Heads at Port Jackson', by Australian convict artist Joseph Lycett.

Picnic at Mrs Macquaries Chair, Sydney Domain. Oil painting by unknown artist. Believed to have been painted on Anniversary Day, 26 January 1850. From the collections of the State Library of New South Wales: http://www.acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=457269

Picnic at Mrs Macquaries Chair, Sydney Domain. Oil painting by unknown artist. Believed to have been painted on Anniversary Day, 26 January From the collections of the State Library of NSW

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Groups of men standing or sitting in a town square, some of whom are looking back toward large building, Hyde Park Barracks, with front wall featuring dome-roofed cottages on either side of a large timber gate.

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