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Moore Park Zoo in the eastern suburbs of Sydney (year unknown). Moore Park, South Wales, Historical Photos, Sydney, Past, Australia, History, Pictures, Travel
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  Prospect Street, Surry Hills, Historical Photos, Sydney, Colour, Vintage, Historical Pictures, Color, Vintage Comics
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photos by Harold Cazneaux: everyday_i_show — LiveJournal Essence Of Australia, Sydney Australia, Australia Travel, Terra Australis, Australian Photography, Sydney City, Largest Countries, Photographic Studio, Historical Pictures
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Darlinghurst Rd, 1933 by Harold Cazneaux

Harold Cazneaux was born in Wellington, New Zealand, 1878 and died in Sydney, 1953. Both his parents, Pierce Mott Cazneau and Emma Florence (née Bentley), operated a photographic studio in Wellington during the 1870s and 1880s. The family returned to ...

Site for Sydney heritage, old vintage pictures of buildings and streets  compared to then and now. Identify lost or unknown history photos. Street Look, Street View, Williams Street, Old King, Make Way, History Photos, Vintage Pictures, First Photo, Historical Photos

top of the cross

The intersection of Victoria Street and Darlinghurst Road, early 60s. In the centre is the old Kings Cross Theatre, demolished for the highr...

Site for Sydney heritage, old vintage pictures of buildings and streets compared to then and now. Identify lost or unknown history photos. Public Architecture, Private Hospitals, History Photos, Vintage Pictures, Historical Photos, Sydney, Louvre, Building, Travel

Darlo Rd 1920

The Bourbon and Beefsteak back when it was a private hospital And as we've known it since the 60s

This fountain is one of two donated to the people of Sydney, by John Frazer in the This photograph taken in the shows the fountain in Hyde Park (Shared by the City of Sydney Archives, NSCA CRS v Sydney Australia, Western Australia, Parks In Sydney, Bubbler Pipe, Drinking Fountain, History Page, Hyde Park, Historical Pictures, Park City
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History – Page 2 – Scratching Sydney’s Surface

Posts about History written by scratchingsydneyssurface

Darlinghurst is a tough area and Phryne is happy when they can finally leave it behind. Darlinghurst looking west towards Sydney Australian Photography, Red Light District, Cape Breton, Historical Images, Slums, Old Photos, Great Places, Paris Skyline, Sydney
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Darlinghurst looking west towards Sydney

View from Darlinghurst looking west towards Sydney Dated: No date Digital ID: 4481_a026_000476 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos/documents. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

Minerva Theatre, Potts Point and Kings Cross, Sydney, May 1939 / photographer Sam Hood by State Library of New South Wales collection Essence Of Australia, Sydney Australia, Terra Australis, Sydney City, Interesting Buildings, Art Deco Design, Historical Photos, Art World, Architecture Art
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Minerva Theatre, Potts Point and Kings Cross, Sydney, May 1939 / photographer Sam Hood

What a shame this badly needed theatre is no longer a theatre for Sydney Format: Negative Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=12301 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales : www.sl.nsw.gov.au/

  Google Maps View, Moore Park, Sydney City, Australian Architecture, Historical Photos, City Photo, Golf Courses, History, Image
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Waterloo, Moore Park, Zetland & Kensington 1953 - Sydney aerial photo

Historic aerial photo, taken in 1953, of the Sydney suburbs of Waterloo at top left, Moore Park at top right, Zetland centre, Beaconsfield and Rosebery at bottom left and Kensington at bottom right. The Victoria Park racecourse is in the centre, and the Kensington Golf Course at bottom. Google maps view: maps.google.com.au/maps?q=google+maps+zetland&ie=UTF-... [Image: 6740 x 7190 px].

Garden in front of Central Railway Station, Sydney Dated: pre February 1936 Sydney City, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Aboriginal History, As Time Goes By, Historical Architecture, Historical Pictures, Sydney Australia, Travel Posters, Old Photos
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Central Railway Station, Sydney

Garden in front of Central Railway Station, Sydney Dated: pre 14th February 1936 Digital ID: 17420_a014_a014000276 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos/documents. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

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Glass plate negative, full plate, 'The Zoo, Moore Park, Sydney', Henry King, Sydney, Australia, c. 1880-1900

This photographic negative was taken by the Sydney based photographer Henry King. It is part of a collection of over 1300 glass plates taken between 1880 and 1917, although most appear to have been made in the late 1880s and 1890s King was one of the Colony's most significant early photographers an...

Buckingham's department store on Oxford Street, Sydney, Photo from National Library of Australia. Terra Australis, The 'burbs, Sydney City, Oxford Street, History Photos, Historical Architecture, Historical Pictures, City Buildings, Sydney Australia
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Buckingham's department store on Oxford Street, Sydney, ca. 1920s [picture].

Vehicle traffic passing through King's Cross, Sydney, 16 December Photo shared by the National Library of Australia. Australian Photography, Sydney City, As Time Goes By, History Photos, Old London, Historical Architecture, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Historical Pictures
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Traffic in King's Cross, Sydney, 16 December 1937, 2 [picture].

Format: Albumen photoprint Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www. Australian Road Trip, Australian Continent, Old Pictures, Old Photos, George Washington History, Sydney City, Vintage Architecture, Largest Countries, Historical Images
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Oxford St, Sydney from Fred Hardie - Photographs of Sydney, Newcastle, New South Wales and Aboriginals for George Washington Wilson & Co., 1892-1893

Format: Albumen photoprint Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=152951 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

  I Robert, Historical Photos, Sydney, Times Square, The Incredibles, Explore, History, Street, Mail Online
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Post with 333 views. Black Dude by Rennie Ellis, picture taken near the Kings Cross fountain in Sydney, Australia ×

This picture speaks volumes.

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Palmer St,Darlinghurst in eastern Sydney in Historical Images, Historical Sites, Penal Colony, Australian Continent, Surry Hills, Largest Countries, Small Island, Blue Mountain, South Wales
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Bourke St in Surry Hills,Sydney (year unknown).They were built in the 🌹 Australian Continent, Surry Hills, Largest Countries, Small Island, Tasmania, Historical Photos, Continents, 1920s, Sydney
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Bourke Street, Darlinghurst (NSW)

Title: Bourke Street, Darlinghurst (NSW) Dated: pre-1900 Digital ID: 4481_a026_000458 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions This image is part of our "Moments in Time" blog series where we ask you to help us date the photos or identify the location where the photo was taken. If you can help us date or identify where at Central Station this photo was taken please visit our Archives Outside blog post Can You Date This Photograph and add your comment. We'd love to hear…

  Historical Sites, Historical Photos, Surry Hills, Public School, Old World, Past, Sydney Australia, History, Street
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Glass plate negative, full plate, 'Public School, Bourke Street, S.H. [Surry Hills], Sydney', Henry King, Sydney, Australia, c. 1880-1900

This photographic negative was taken by the Sydney based photographer Henry King. It is part of a collection of over 1300 glass plates taken between 1880 and 1917, although most appear to have been made in the late 1880s and 1890s King was one of the Colony's most significant early photographers an...

Darlinghurst Fire Station in the eastern suburbs of Sydney in Australian People, Modern Pictures, Slums, Historical Architecture, Historical Photos, Sydney, Street View, Fire, History

Darlinghurst Fire Station in the eastern suburbs of Sydney in 1912. •State Records of NSW• 🌹

Bourke St,Darlinghurst in the eastern suburbs of Sydney in 🌹 Aboriginal History, Botany Bay, Sydney City, Historical Images, Historical Architecture, Sydney Australia, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Time Travel

Moments in Time (Part 4)

<a href="http://archivesoutside.records.nsw.gov.au/" rel="nofollow">Archives Outside</a>'s popular "Can you date this photograph?" series of blog posts in which the reader is encouraged to help <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/state-records-nsw/">State Records NSW</a> identify dates and locations of images in their collection. Occasionally photos from the collections of regional archives are also featured. It all started here: <a…

 Built 1829 by Thomas Mitchell, Surveyor-General of NSW. Demolished 1922 for a residential subdivision. It was in the area of present day Surrey and Caldwell Streets. Architecture Images, Historical Architecture, Australian Homes, Slums, Interior Design Tips, Historic Homes, Surrey, Historical Photos, Old Photos
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Demolished Houses of Sydney

This wonderful book was published in 1999 by the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, edited by Joy Hughes. It is, as the title declares, a photographic record of hundreds of houses that once …

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Photographs that look like L. Lowry paintings : Children play in slum housing area in Hulme, Manchester, 4 July White, Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum Collection / SSPL

Before Smartphones When Kids Had Real Fun

Kids today might find this hard to believe, but there really was a period in time when smartphones didn't exist. But how did they entertain themselves?. How did they survive without instant and constant access to hilarious videos of cats being cats and people failing at stuff? Well, actually, they managed just fine.

Kwangtung Palace Chinese Restaurant, Hornsby | Hornsby Shire Northern Line, Pacific Highway, Vacant Land, Chinese Restaurant, Historical Photos, Palace, Plants, Image, Historical Pictures
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Haymarket Newsagency at 181 Hay St,Haymarket,Sydney (year unknown).Most recent Cyril's Delicatessen (now vacant). Vintage Architecture, Historical Architecture, Newtown Sydney, The Rocks Sydney, Australian Photography, Sydney City, Victorian Photos, As Time Goes By, Aussies
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Haymarket Newsagency, Sydney, circa 1948 by David Moore

David Moore was Australia’s most renowned and widely travelled documentary photographer. He began working as a photographer in 1947 in the commercial advertising studio of Russell Roberts. Between 1948 and 1951 he assisted Max Dupain, and began to develop his ...

Old Police Court (now site of the Queen Victoria Building), George Street, Sydney (NSW) The Rocks Sydney, Victoria Building, Sydney City, Today In History, Historical Pictures, Queen Victoria, Old Photos, Taj Mahal
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Old Police Court (now site of the Queen Victoria Building), George Street, Sydney (NSW)

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The original zoo in at Moore Park in eastern Sydney. Moore Park, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Sydney, Abs, Australia, The Originals, History, Painting
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  Moore Park, Zoological Garden, Elephant Ride, Dust Bowl, Historical Images, Sydney, Past, Queens, Public
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Zoological Gardens, Sydney [picture]

Moore Park Zoo in the eastern suburbs of Sydney (year unknown). Moore Park, South Wales, Historical Photos, Sydney, Past, Australia, History, Pictures, Travel
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Group of people walk through the entrance of Museum Railway Station,Sydney, in the from National Library of Australia. Sydney City, Sydney Area, Old Images, Old Photos, Sydney Australia, Western Australia, Train Tunnel, Australian Continent, Largest Countries
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Group of people walk through the entrance of Museum railway station, Sydney, 1930s [picture].

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  Prospect Street, Surry Hills, Historical Photos, Sydney, Colour, Vintage, Historical Pictures, Color, Vintage Comics
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Jackson Plumbers at the corner of Bourke and William Streets in Woolloomooloo (year unknown). Pole Bear, Williams Street, Wooden Poles, Historical Photos, North West, Big Ben, Sydney, Jackson, Corner
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Oxford Street Sydney near the corner of Bourke Street at Taylor Square 1948 v London Shopping, Sydney City, Surry Hills, Bonde, Oxford Street, Historical Images, Sydney Australia, City Streets, East Coast
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Oxford Street from corner of Bourke Street at Taylor Square 1948

Fitzroy St,Surry Hills heading away from Anzac Pde in you turn left at those houses you will head down South Dowling St.The fence at the forground is where the tunnel descends. Moore Park, Sydney City, Surry Hills, Down South, Surrey, Historical Photos, Geography, Past, Australia
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Fitzroy Street Sydney

Image of Benjamin Hodgson, taken in Fitzroy Street Sydney.

Prince Alfred Park's Exhibition Building in the background,behind Devonshire Street Cemetery (later to become Central Railway Station) in Exhibition Building, Surry Hills, Old Cemeteries, History Projects, Historical Images, Sydney Australia, Continents, Cemetery, Past
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Surry Hills – Past/Lives of the Near Future

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'Bird's Eye View of Circular Quay', Kerry and Co, Sydney, Australia, c.

Glass negative of Sydney's Circular Quay showing ferries, ferry wharves, ocean liners, trams and hansom cabs, 1906-1910

This image from a glass plate negative produced between 1906 and 1910 shows a busy scene at Circular Quay, Sydney Cove. Seven ferries are coming in or are berthed at the Quay. There are four passenger liners, two on either side of Sydney Cove and one other obscured. There are also trams and hansom c...

Harold Cazneaux (New Zealand, Australia Razzle Dazzle 1910 gelatin silver photograph Australian Photography, Australian Art, Art Photography, Scary Clowns, Razzle Dazzle, Photographic Studio, Interesting History, Old Pictures, Historical Photos
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Razzle Dazzle, 1910 by Harold Cazneaux

Razzle Dazzle won Cazneaux international acclaim and positioned him at the forefront of pictorialist practice. It was exhibited at the London Salon of Photography in 1911 and appeared on the cover of the international journal, The Photographic Monthly in October ...