1880s Historical Pictures of Australia

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Brushy Creek railway bridge on the Bundaberg line, ca. 1882
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Queensland - Public Works Tenders - 26 February 1881

Queensland Public Works Tenders published 26th February 1881

Botanical Gardens (Farm Cove) Government House in Distance, New South Wales, 1878
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Botanical Gardens (Farm Cove) Government House in Distance, New South Wales, 1878

Historic painting from 1878 of the Botanical Gardens (Farm Cove) Government House in Distance, New South Wales by Richard Wendel.

Commercial Hotel - Grenfell Street Adelaide c1885 - South Australia
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South Australia Publicans' Licences Transfers - December 1845

Record of transfer proceedings of Publican's Licences in South Australia in December 1845. Picture: Commercial Hotel - Grenfell Street Adelaide.

The Adelaide Bridge, King William's Road c1880

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.

In and Around Perth Western Australia 1884
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In and Around Perth Western Australia 1884

Black & white pictures of in and around Perth, Western Australia in 1884.

Commercial Bank Horsham, Victoria 1880s
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Horsham, Victoria 1888 - Biographical sketches of the Prominent Residents of the Town

Forty-one (41) short biographies of residents of the township of Horsham, Victoria published in 1888.

Main Street of Horsham Victoria 1886
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Horsham, Victoria 1888 - Biographical sketches of the Prominent Residents of the Town

Forty-one (41) short biographies of residents of the township of Horsham, Victoria published in 1888.

1. - Portrait of John Batman, from a likeness supplied by his grandson. 2. - Batman's Ascent of the Yarra, 1835. - "This Will be the Place for a Village!" 3. - View of Melbourne Taken in 1839, the Year of Batman's Death.
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Unveiling the Batman Memorial - 3rd June 1882

The Unveiling of the Batman Memorial at the Old Melbourne Cemetery on 3rd June 1882

Unveiling the Batman Memorial at the Old Melbourne Cemetery; Inset: Mr William Weire - John Batman's Son-in-Law - Aged 79 and Mr Austin Batman Weire - The Grandson of John Batman

Unveiling the Batman Memorial - 3rd June 1882

The Unveiling of the Batman Memorial at the Old Melbourne Cemetery on 3rd June 1882

Intercolonial Fire Brigade Competition, at Prince Alfred Park Sydney - November 1881

Historic Event - Intercolonial Fire Brigade Competition, at Prince Alfred Park Sydney - November 1881

In November 1881, the Intercolonial Fire Brigade Competition, held at Prince Alfred Park Sydney, saw 29 brigades from around the colonial compete in a 8 events held over two days.

Coining Machine - Sydney Mint - 1889
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Sydney Mint in 1871

Take a tour of the Sydney Mint in 1871. Read about the building and the processes for producing gold sovereigns and bars with the then state of the art machines.

In the Melting House Moulding Standard Bars - Sydney Mint - 1889
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Sydney Mint in 1871

Take a tour of the Sydney Mint in 1871. Read about the building and the processes for producing gold sovereigns and bars with the then state of the art machines.

A Cone of Gold Refined - Sydney Mint - 1889

Sydney Mint in 1871

Take a tour of the Sydney Mint in 1871. Read about the building and the processes for producing gold sovereigns and bars with the then state of the art machines.

Railway Workers at the Station Petersburg South Australia 1880
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Early History of Petersburg South Australia 1875-1897

Maryborough Grammar School, Queensland 1888
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Maryborough Grammar School, Queensland 1888

Historic Sepia Picture of Maryborough Grammar School, Queensland 1888

Parliament House, Brisbane, in 1888
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Parliament House, Brisbane, in 1888

Historic Picture of the Parliament House, Brisbane, in 1888