1870s Historical Pictures of Australia

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List of Valuations of Rateable Property Within the Shire of Portland (Victoria) 1890
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List of Valuations of Rateable Property Within the Shire of Portland (Victoria) 1890

293 names of Persons recorded on the List of Valuations of rateable property within the Shire of Portland (Victoria) for the year 1890.

Berry's Bay & Goat Island, Sydney, New South Wales 1878
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Berry's Bay & Goat Island, Sydney, New South Wales 1878

Historic Illustration: Berry's Bay & Goat Island, Sydney, New South Wales 1878

Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 1878
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Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 1878

Bridge Over the River Torrens, Adelaide c 1877
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Bridge Over the River Torrens, Adelaide

In early 1877 a new bridge was constructed over the River Torrens replacing the existing bridge connecting North and South Adelaide. The bridge was considered to state-of-the-art for its time and the first to use corrugated iron plates in the colony.

The Opening of the Adelaide and Glenelg Railway, South Australia, 1873
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The Opening of the Adelaide and Glenelg Railway, South Australia, 1873

Contemporary account of the opening of the Adelaide and Glenelg Railway, South Australia, in 1873. Including contemporary descriptions of the construction of the railway and carriages.

Colour Plate Print from 1871 of the Government House, Toorak, Melbourne
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Historic Colour Plate Print from 1871 of the Government House, Toorak, Melbourne

Colour Plate Print from 1871 of the Government House in Hobart Town
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Historic Colour Plate Print from 1871 of the Government House in Hobart Town

Historic Colour Plate Print from 1871 of the Government House in Hobart Town

Colour Plate Print from 1871 of H. E. Charles Ducane, Esq. Visiting the Squadron, River Derwent, Tasmania
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Historic Colour Plate Print from 1871 of H. E. Charles Ducane, Esq. Visiting the Squadron, River Derwent, Tasmania

Gold Mining - The First Claim on the New Rush 1876

Historic Illustration - Gold Mining - The First Claim on the New Rush 1876

A black and white illustration of a first claim on a gold rush in Australia. Produced in 1876.

The Burra Burra Copper Mines 1873
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The Burra Burra Copper Mines, South Australia c. 1870's

An historic illustration of the Burra Burra Copper Mines in South Australia from 1873

From Cloncurry to Richmond by Cobbs Coach
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Reminiscences of the Old Coaching Days in New South Wales & Queensland by a Native of Llandilo

Reminiscences of the Old Coaching days by Alderman T. Coyle, of Annandale, a native of Llandilo (New South Wales).

Group of Drovers on their Horses in the Gondiwindi Area, c. 1875
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The Drovers' Prank - A Droving Reminiscence of 1879 on the Queensland and NSW Border

The story of two drovers travelling south through Queensland in late 1879 and on approaching the NSW border they passed through a small township with consisted of one pub and one store, with no police protection.

Bridge over the Murrumbidgee at Wagga Wagga
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Early History of the Murrumbidgee - Wagga Wagga

Written by James J. Bayliss in 1914, this article gives a wonderful insight and depiction of Wagga Wagga in the early years. (New South Wales)

View of Ipswich c1870
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Pioneers and Veterans of Ipswich, Queensland

An article published in 1898 about the old residents of Ipswich who came during the late 1840s and 1850s.

The Grote Street School staff (head master and assistants) in 1874
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Grote Street School - The First City Model School (Teacher's School) South Australia

Picture of Grote Street School (date unknown) - Portraits of the Head Master and Assistants in 1874 - Class photo of Trainee Teachers in 1924

Grote Street School - The First City Model School (Teacher's School) South Australia
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Grote Street School - The First City Model School (Teacher's School) South Australia

Picture of Grote Street School (date unknown) - Portraits of the Head Master and Assistants in 1874 - Class photo of Trainee Teachers in 1924