Sydney australia

Collection by Deborahrpalmer

Before road space became premium property, Sydney trams luxuriated at Railway Square -- where Parramatta Road and Broadway met just near Central Station. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cities, Central Square, Sydney City, Central Station, Historical Images, History Photos

As It Was: Railway Square 1913

(Click on pics to enlarge) Next time you're driving into Sydney via Central, try to visualise it as it was nearly 100 years ago. That's Railway Square above, formerly Central Square, as it was nearly 100 yeras ago. Some points to note in respect of the above pic: - The large number of trams. - The presence of horses and carts but no cars (there is one car, parked next to the trees on the right). - The pedestrian friendly streets. Pedestrians are walking everywhere on the streets unconcernhed…

Royal Arcade Sydney, Sadly no longer standing. ** I remember shopping in this arcade when I first moved to Sydney. It was beautiful. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Sydney City, Photographic Studio, Historical Images, Sydney Australia, Old World, Arcade

Royal Arcade, Sydney, 1892 from Photographs of Sydney and New South Wales, ca.1892-1900 / New South Wales Government Printer

Format: Albumen photoprint Notes: The Royal Arcade ran from George Street near the markets, through to Pitt Street, near the School of Arts. Over 90 metres long, it was well lit, with a lofty celestory and gas lamps. There were 31 shops on the ground floor, 36 offices on the first floor and a photographic studio above them at the George Street end. Of Sydney’s five Victorian arcades, only the Strand survived twentieth century development, the Royal disappearing beneath the Hilton Hotel in…

1903 ~ View showing Rowe St on southern face in Sydney.Photo from State Library of Sydney. Australia Hotels, Sydney Australia, Old Pictures, Old Photos, The Rocks Sydney, Terra Australis, Australian Photography, Sydney City, Largest Countries

Hotel Australia, Sydney, 1903 / photographer Kerry & Co.

Format: Photograph Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales :

[Pedestrians on George St], ca. from Frederick Danvers Power, / . Out of Her Treehouse - - [Pedestrians on George St], ca. from Frederick Danvers Power, / . Sydney City, Magazine Illustration, Sydney Australia, Historical Photos, Studio, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Poster, The Incredibles

Historic Sydney

This is my first post in a while. I haven’t been feeling well and to make things worse I’ve been having computer problems as well. I can barely use my computer at the moment; it makes a constant gr…

Manly Wharf at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW, - Commuters arrived at Circular Quay by ferry Sydney City, Aboriginal History, Historical Pictures, Second World, Sydney Australia, North Shore, Back In The Day, East Coast, Australia

Commuters arriving at Circular Quay ferry wharf in Sydney. ca,1890. NSW History. v@e

McMahon's Kauri Hotel, 24 Bridge St, Now that's an advertising sign for those days. 'Kauri' is a pine tree native to Queensland, New Guinea and New Zealand. It has a very invasive root system and can grow up to 50 metres high and 8 metres wide Australian Architecture, Historical Architecture, Vintage Architecture, Sydney Australia, Western Australia, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Old Pictures, Old Photos

McMahon's Kauri Hotel, 24 Bridge Street, Glebe, 1900-39

McMahon's Kauri Hotel,24 Bridge St,Glebe,1900-39.

Martin Place, Sydney Photo shared by the State Records of NSW. Old Pictures, Old Photos, The Rocks Sydney, Australian People, Aboriginal History, Sydney City, History Photos, Historical Pictures, Sydney Australia

Photographs of Public Buildings in New South Wales

This series consists of a single volume of photographs of public buildings in New South Wales. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: departmental buildings such as the Lands Office Sydney and Government House, court houses, general hospitals, post offices, post and telegraph offices, police stations, police barracks, psychiatric hospitals, mothers and babies

Balmain Post Office and Court House Sydney Australia, Western Australia, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Sydney New South Wales, Old Post Office, Sydney City, Historical Architecture, Beautiful Buildings

Balmain Post Office and Court House

Balmain Post Office and Court House Dated: No date Digital ID: 4346_a020_a020000129 Rights: 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.

An Australian family has been forced to become cave dwellers during the depression, near Kurnell, New South Wales, v Wonderful Places, Great Places, Australian Bush, Australian People, Aboriginal History, Sydney Beaches, Sydney City, Land Of Oz, Historical Pictures

Approach to cave dwellers house near Kernell [ie. Kurnell], New South Wales, 1930s

Title from caption on verso.; Part of collection: Collection of photographs of a family living in a cliff side cave during the Great Depression, Kurnell, New South Wales, 1930s.; Condition: Yellowing, slight creases.; Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at:; Purchased 2006.; Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 7 October 2011 - 15 December 2012. AuCNL. Persistent URL

Sydney Central, Australia, 1898 - The Omnibus. Sydney Central was the only railway station in the City at this time. So the Omnibus was used to bring passengers further into town Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Horse Wagon, Horse Drawn, Historical Pictures, Sydney Australia

Vintage Photos of Horse Drawn Omnibus in Australia From Between the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries

In the 1880s Sydney’s main streets were laid with durable hardwood blocks. The city was filled with the sound of steel-tyred buses and other...

The Australian Hotel on Cumberland St,The Rocks,Sydney. The Rocks Sydney, Australian Photography, Sydney City, Historical Architecture, Historical Pictures, Sydney Australia, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Walking Tour

Sydney Opera House Facts You Never Knew - Seeing Sydney

The Australian Hotel on Cumberland St,The Rocks,Sydney.

Looking South Down Princes Lane, The Rocks - Sydney, Australia, 1900 The Rocks Sydney, Sydney City, Historical Pictures, Hotels And Resorts, Sydney Australia, Ghost Towns, Old Photos, Old Things, Aussies

Princes Street looking south, The Rocks (NSW) [Rocks Resumption photographic survey]

Princes Street looking south, The Rocks (NSW) [Rocks Resumption photographic survey]