Chinese street vendor Sydney NSW... ca. 1885-1890 / photographed by Arthur K. Syer ... sl.nsw

Chinese Street Vendor in Sydney NSW. / photographed by Arthur K.

Sydney in 1889 on King Street with Quong Tart's Loong Shan Tea House on the right

King Street, Sydney from Pitt Street, looking East, February-March 1895 .Photo shared by the State Library of NSW.

Wing Sang & Co ~ Haymarket,Sydney c1909.Established in 1890,expanded from general produce into a marketing agent for fruit and vegetables,specialising in bananas.Photo from City of Sydney Archives.A♥W

Wing Sang & Co ~ Haymarket,Sydney in from general produce into a marketing agent for fruit and vegetables,specialising in bananas.Photo from City of Sydney Archives.

Family snap: Quong Tart pictured in 1889-90 with his wife, Elizabeth, and children (left to right), Henrietta, baby Florence, Maggie (at front), Vine, and Arthur. The photograph was taken in the garden of their family home, Gallop House, in the inner-western Sydney suburb of Ashfield

From the goldfields to society: amazing photos of 19th century Sydney

Sydney was a man's town with no places for women to gather publicly in the It all changed with the opening of tea rooms by Chinese immigrant Quong Tart.

Mei Quong Tart 梅光達 inside his Loong Shan Tea Rooms at 137 King St in Sydney (year unknown).

Quong Tart inside the Loong Shan Tea rooms by Cleare and Co. Tart McEvoy papers, Society of Australian Genealogists

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