Cosmic Sydders

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Sydney is so ancient but yet so young from a development point of view, it's history is tangible and mesmerising. Look closely and you will feel its history seeping from the sandstone. Cosmic Sydders is my tribute to the energy of The Rocks and Millers Point.

James Douglas
Campbell's Wharf Early view of Dawes Point on the western side of the Quay The Rocks Sydney, Sydney City, Melbourne Victoria, City Landscape, Historical Architecture, Historical Pictures, Tall Ships, Sydney Australia, Aerial View
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Photography - Sydney exposed

Photography - Sydney exposed takes the first step in providing an online gateway to thousands of images highlighting the history and changing nature of Sydney, Australia's first and largest metropolis. - A story from the State Library of New South Wales

George Street,Sydney looking north from near King Street in Old Pictures, Old Photos, Botany Bay, Australian Continent, Largest Countries, Historical Images, Historical Architecture, Sydney Australia, City Streets
Old PicturesBotany BayHistorical ImagesHistorical ArchitectureCity Streets

George Street looking north from near King Street c1860

George Street,Sydney looking north from near King Street in c1860.A♥W

Pitt St from Bridge St, Sydney looking south in 🌹 The Rocks Sydney, Sydney City, Australia Day, History Photos, Historical Pictures, Life Photo, Vintage Pictures, East Coast, Old Photos
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Pitt St from Bridge St, Sydney looking south in 1856. 🌹

Pitt St,Sydney looking toward Hunter St in the Tank Stream as an open drain,on the right. Random Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Sydney Area, Australian Continent, Largest Countries, Small Island, Historical Pictures, Tasmania
Random PicturesOld Pictures

Fairy Lane steps, by Harold Cazneaux. Photo A Day, First Photo, Photo Art, Sacred Architecture, Historical Architecture, Vintage Photography, Street Photography, Classic Photography, The Rocks Sydney

Fairy Lane steps | Harold CAZNEAUX | NGV | View Work

 Portable Hospital, Evans, Sydney from the western side of the Cove. The Rocks Sydney, First Fleet, Colonial Art, Botany Bay, Bird People, Sydney City, Vintage Medical, Historical Images, Vintage Images

The First Hospital

The first hospital in Australia was located on George Street in The Rocks, in the block bounded by Globe, George, Harrington and Argyle streets. A plaque on the former police station at 127 George Street commemorates the hospital’s location and the laneway that runs between George and Harrington streets was renamed ‘Nurses Walk’ in the 1970s as a tribute. Figure 1. Plaque on the former Police Station 127 George St. SHFA Hospital tents were among the first erected when the First Fleet arrived…

The City of Adelaide in Australia has a baffling range of tourist attractions in addition to locations that are fantastic for those holidaymakers and travelers out there. Time In Australia, Sydney Australia, Victoria Australia, City Of Adelaide, Australia Tourism, Dutch East Indies, Darling Harbour, Airlie Beach, Great Barrier Reef
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Rambles Through Sydney - Part VI - Sussex Street and Darling Harbour, cont. - 1864

Part six in a series of articles that takes you on a journey through the streets of Sydney written in 1864

Rambles Through Sydney - Part VII - Upper Watershed of Darling Harbour - 1864 Australian Continent, Sydney City, Darling Harbour, Largest Countries, Historical Pictures, Tall Ships, Tasmania, Continents, Old Photos
Darling Harbour

Rambles Through Sydney - Part VII - Upper Watershed of Darling Harbour - 1864

Part seven in a series of articles that takes you on a journey through the streets of Sydney written in 1864

Cumberland & Gloucester Sts, Miller's Point Three-storey rendered sandstone and iron-roofed tenement set back from roadway, with walls and building facades in process of demolition. Passageway to terrace (right) has tall wooden gates, and two children pose next to sandstone entrance steps c1913 NSCA CRS 51, Demolition books, 1900-1949 City of Sydney Archives The Rocks Sydney, Wooden Gates, Kid Poses, Building Facade, Historical Images, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Ancestry, Continents, Family History

Cumberland & Gloucester Sts, Miller's Point Three-storey rendered sandstone and iron-roofed tenement set back from roadway, with walls and building facades in process of demolition. Passageway to terrace (right) has tall wooden gates, and two children pose next to sandstone entrance steps c1913 NSCA CRS 51, Demolition books, 1900-1949 City of Sydney Archives

  The Rocks Sydney, Herzog, Historical Photos, Cosmic, Paris Skyline, Past, Transportation, Australia, History
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Argyle Cut from Argyle Place,The Rocks,Sydney in 🌹 The Rocks Sydney, Historical Images, Once Upon A Time, Ancestry, Cosmic, Over The Years, Australia, Park, History

Argyle Cut from Argyle Place,The Rocks,Sydney in 1924.

New South Wales Survey Office, Castlereagh Street, Sydney Dated source Horse Drawn, Historical Architecture, Blue Mountain, East Coast, Old World, Old Photos, Worlds Largest, 19th Century, Britain

New South Wales Lands Department Building, Bridge Street, Sydney (NSW)

Title: New South Wales Lands Department Building, Bridge Street, Sydney (NSW) Dated: No date Digital ID: 4481_a026_000353 Series: NRS 4481 Government Printing Office glass plate negatives Rights: No known copyright restrictions 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.

Bulletin Place,Sydney from Pitt St in Bros Ltd founded by William and Henry Silvester one of the founders of small goods manufacturers 🌹 Penal Colony, Blue Mountain, East Coast, The Rock, Cosmic, Worlds Largest, Colonial, Sydney, Past

Bulletin Place,Sydney from Pitt St in 1937.Silvester's Bros Ltd founded by William and Henry Silvester one of the founders of small goods manufacturers

Curraghbeena Point at South Mosman,in the Lower North Shore of Sydney (year unknown) Sydney Ferries, Paris Skyline, New York Skyline, Bronte Beach, Amazing Pics, Live In The Now, Sydney Australia, North Shore, Historical Photos
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Curraghbeena Point at South Mosman,in the Lower North Shore of Sydney (year unknown) •City of Sydney Archives•