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…
Sussex Street at Market Street, Sydney
Format: Glass plate negative. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/collection=The_Tyrrell_Photographic Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection General information about the Powerhouse Museum Collection is available at www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database Persistent URL: www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=28269 Acquisition credit line: Gift of…
Trams and traffic at Railway Square
Tram traffic at Railway Square, Sydney Dated: 4/02/1927 Digital ID: 17420_a014_a0140001150 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.
Manly at the turn of a century - Australian National Maritime Museum
“Seven miles from Sydney and a thousand miles from care“ Throughout the late 1800s and early 1900s, a burst of events and individuals conspired to shape the area of Manly, in character as much as construction. This period helped form … Continue reading →
Central Station, Sydney, NSW, [n.d.]
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City of Sydney on Instagram: “This week's #cityofsydneyarchives pic takes us back over 100 years...1909 to be exact! The tram is departing for Zetland along Elizabeth…”
36 Likes, 2 Comments - City of Sydney (@cityofsydney) on Instagram: “This week's #cityofsydneyarchives pic takes us back over 100 years...1909 to be exact! The tram is…”
The Australian Yowie: Mysterious Legends of a Tribe of Hairy People
In 1804, the book Modern Geography – a Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States and Colonies: with the Oceans, Seas and Isles: In all Parts of the World was published by John Pinkerton. In it there is a comment regarding a population of Aborigines that shared Sydney Harbor with another tribe. They were described as flat-nosed with wide nostrils; thick eyebrows and sunken eyes. Their mouths were of ‘pr