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This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond

Melbourne’s forgotten inner-city slums

This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond

Redfern Slums

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E.O. Hoppé, Over the rooftops, Stanley Street, Sydney, 1930. From E.O. Hoppé’s Australia.

Crashingly Beautiful

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Redfern Slum by Ben Cumming, via Flickr

Redfern Slum

There wasn't very much prettiness in Redfern. In fact, there isn't much prettiness in the centre of Sydney either. The sterile pursuit of money next to slums - neither situations that are going to make many people happy.

The working class houses of Pyrmont,Sydney in 1955.The fourth stack being constructed to Pyrmont Power Station. 🌹

The working class houses of Pyrmont,Sydney in 1955.The fourth stack being constructed to Pyrmont Power Station. 🌹

Rear of 41 Cumberland Street, The Rocks [Rocks Resumption photographic survey] Dated: October 1901 Digital ID: 4481_a026_000103 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

Over the fence, The Rocks

Rear of 41 Cumberland Street, The Rocks [Rocks Resumption photographic survey] Dated: October 1901 Digital ID: 4481_a026_000103 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

Large group of people, including children, in laneway in Sydney's Rocks area with terraces, shops, hotels and steps and the Cheap Cash Grocer on the wall of Susannah Place in the background.

Two up, two down

Perched on one of the sandstone ledges that gave The Rocks its name, Susannah Place is a typically English row of ‘two up, two down’ terraces. Between 1844 and 1990, over 100 families called these four terrace houses home, living lives inextricably linked to the vibrant world of the Rocks.

Ackland's first furniture & carpentry store, Hill End, 1872

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A street on the Rocks,Sydney (year unknown). •State Library of Victoria• 🌹

A street on the Rocks,Sydney (year unknown). •State Library of Victoria• 🌹

An Australian Swagman using a hollow gum tree as a campsite

An Australian Swagman using a hollow gum tree as a campsite

A swagman (also called a swaggie, sundowner or tussocker) was a transient labourer who travelled by foot from farm to farm carrying his belongings in a Swag

William A. Sac's Chinese Boarding House, Gulgong, 1871-1875 / American & Australasian Photographic Company by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

William A. Sac's Chinese Boarding House, Gulgong, 1871-1875 / American & Australasian Photographic Company

Format: Glass negative Notes: Discover more about Australian gold rush history and Chinese immigrants and miners at: www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/gol... From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au Information about photographic collections of the State Library of New South Wales acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx Persistent url: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=62115

Barkers Mill on Pier St,Sydney (year unknown). 🌹

Barkers Mill on Pier St,Sydney (year unknown). 🌹

An Australian Folk Song A Day: The Old Bark Hut

The Old Bark Hut

Unknown Oh, my name is Bob the Swagman before you all I stand And I've had many ups and downs while travelling through the land I on...