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, 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…
Hotel Australia, Sydney, 1903 / photographer Kerry & Co.
Format: Photograph Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=902396 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales : www.sl.nsw.gov.au/
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…
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
Balmain Post Office and Court House Dated: No date Digital ID: 4346_a020_a020000129 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.
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: nla.gov.au/nla.pic-vn3705987; Purchased 2006.; Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 7 October 2011 - 15 December 2012. AuCNL. Persistent URL nla.gov.au/nla.pic-vn3705987
Vintage Photos of Horse Drawn Omnibus in Australia From Between the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries
In the 1880s Sydneyâs main streets were laid with durable hardwood blocks. The city was filled with the sound of steel-tyred buses and other...