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Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction, 1930, with two aeroplanes, Charles Ulm's "Southern Sun" & a Gypsy Moth / photomontage by Edward Searl
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Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction, 1930, with two aeroplanes, Charles Ulm's "Southern Sun" & a Gypsy Moth / photomontage by Edward Searl

The aeroplanes were added to the already dramatic image of the two halves of the Harbour Bridge arch Format: Silver gelatin composite photoprint Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=403109 Format: Photograph Search for more great images in the State Library's collections: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

George Street, Sydney 1900 . Photo shared by the State Records NSW, via Flickr. v@e
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George Street, 1900

From a series of images showing the areas in Sydney affected by the outbreak of Bubonic Plague in 1900. Taken by Mr. John Degotardi, Jr., photographer from the Department of Public Works, the images depict the state of the houses and 'slum' buildings at the time of the outbreak and the cleansing and disinfecting operations which followed. No.'s 831-841 George Street, Sydney Dated: c.17/07/1900 Digital ID: 12487_a021_a021000051 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions…

Postcards of the Past - Vintage Postcards of Sydney, NSW, Australia

A collection of old postcards of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Children in Sydney slums, mainly Surry Hills, Woolloomooloo, Redfern, 1949 by Ted Hood by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr
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Children in Sydney slums, mainly Surry Hills, Woolloomooloo, Redfern, 1949 by Ted Hood

Format: Photograph Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=52721 Search for more great images in the State Library's collections: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Sydney Harbour Bridge - Panel Point 7 Western Truss
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Panel Point 7 Western Truss.

Sydney Harbour Bridge - Panel Point 7 Western Truss

Baby Clinic at Newtown,Sydney ca.1914 Photo shared by State Records NSW, via Flickr. v@e.
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Newtown Baby Clinic, 1914

Nurses and mothers in front of Newtown Baby Clinic Dated: c.1914 Digital ID: 4873_a004_a004000001r Rights: 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.

Cazneaux, Harold, 1878-1953. Early morning, Pitt Street, Sydney, 1909 [picture]
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Early morning, Pitt Street, Sydney, 1909 [picture]

Cazneaux, Harold, 1878-1953. Early morning, Pitt Street, Sydney, 1909 [picture]

Sydney Town Hall on George St,Sydney under construction in 1875. 🌹

Sydney Town Hall on George St,Sydney under construction in 1875. 🌹

A woman, wearing an apron, a small child and a dog at the gate of a small house. There are vines growing on the verandah. There is a deep gutter lined withn  two rows of bluestone blocks.
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Negative - Footscray, Victoria, 1902

A woman, wearing an apron, a small child and a dog at the gate of a small house. There are vines growing on the verandah. There is a deep gutter lined withn two rows of bluestone blocks.

Town Hall & Queen Victoria Makets ' Kings Jubilee Day' Sydney ca. 6 May 1935 Photo Harold Cazneaux State Library of NSW
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Town Hall & Queen Victoria Makets ' Kings Jubilee Day' Sydney ca. 6 May 1935 Photo Harold Cazneaux State Library of NSW

A tram travelling down George Street - Sydney's main road in the business district - in the early 1900s (pictured). Construction is now underway on the same street more than 100 years later to replace the tram system that was shut down in the 1960s
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Footage filmed from a tram shows bustling George Street filmed in 1906

Incredible footage filmed from the top of a tram travelling down bustling George Street in 1906 has emerged - proving why the tram network was once one of the largest in the world.

Crowds arriving, Taronga Park, ca. 1916, by Sam Hood | by State Library of New South Wales collection
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Crowds arriving, Taronga Park, ca. 1916, by Sam Hood

Format: Photograph Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=446726 Search for more great images in the State Library's collections: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/SimpleSearch.aspx From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

St Stephen's Church in  Newtown in inner west of  Sydney in 1875. Dictionary of Sydney.
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St Stephen's church, Newtown c1875

St Stephen's Church in Newtown in inner west of Sydney in 1875. Dictionary of Sydney.

Judge Street, Woolloomooloo c1900 > 2016. [City of Sydney Archives > Kevin Sundgren. By Kevin Sundgren]

Judge Street, Woolloomooloo c1900 > 2016. [City of Sydney Archives > Kevin Sundgren. By Kevin Sundgren]

A quick look at Elizabeth Street, Sydney in 1911.
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A quick look at Elizabeth Street, Sydney in 1911.

George Robinson of Harrington St, taken in Cambridge St 1924 The Rocks NSW. History Sydney NSW
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George Robinson of Harrington St, taken in Cambridge St 1924

George Robinson of Harrington St, taken in Cambridge St 1924 The Rocks NSW. History Sydney NSW