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Sydney, Australia - 1932 And Now

The world has evolved so rapidly over the last 100 years that it's difficult to imagine just how much things have changed during that time. Many of the world's most famous cities - like Kuala Lumpur for example, or Hong Kong - bare little resemblance to their earlier selves, and cities such as Dubai didn't even exist at all until fairly recently.

"Man painting Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1931. Without safety gear." by dejacoup in OldSchoolCool

"Man painting Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1931. Without safety gear." by dejacoup in OldSchoolCool

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Bytes: Bygone Sydney, from the air . . .

Bygone Sydney, from the air . . .

Circular Quay, Sydney, 1920s, 1962, 2013 Sydney and Hyde Park, 1928 Queens Square, Sydney, 1930 Milsons Point, Sydney, 1928 and 2015 Taylor Square, Sydney, 1959 Queens Square, Sydney, 1950 Pyrmont Incinerator, Sydney, 1976 Circular Quay, Sydney with Opera House under construction, 1960 Bennelong Point, Sydney, 1952 and 2015. The Spit at Middle Harbour in the 1920s before the Spit Bridge was built. Men in a dole queue during the Great Depression at No. 7 Wharf, Circular Quay, Sydney, 11 June…

Detail showing the Tank Stream from 'Plan of the town and suburbs of Sydney, August 1822'

The Tank Stream

Detail showing the Tank Stream from 'Plan of the town and suburbs of Sydney, August 1822'

Bytes: Bygone Sydney, from the air . . .

Bygone Sydney, from the air . . .

Circular Quay, Sydney, 1920s, 1962, 2013 Sydney and Hyde Park, 1928 Queens Square, Sydney, 1930 Milsons Point, Sydney, 1928 and 2015 Taylor Square, Sydney, 1959 Queens Square, Sydney, 1950 Pyrmont Incinerator, Sydney, 1976 Circular Quay, Sydney with Opera House under construction, 1960 Bennelong Point, Sydney, 1952 and 2015. The Spit at Middle Harbour in the 1920s before the Spit Bridge was built. Men in a dole queue during the Great Depression at No. 7 Wharf, Circular Quay, Sydney, 11 June…

Aerial view of Circular Quay in 1943 and 2012. [Six Maps. By Phil Harvey]

Aerial view of Circular Quay in 1943 and 2012. [Six Maps. By Phil Harvey]

Aerial view of the Central Business District of City of Sydney in 1935. •National Library of Australia• 🌹 Looking east from above Darling Harbour

Aerial view of the Central Business District of City of Sydney in 1935. •National Library of Australia• 🌹 Looking east from above Darling Harbour

VH-TVQ Vickers Viscount possibly at Brisbane (igloo) terminal

VH-TVQ Vickers Viscount 816

image 0129-061 of taa the nations jetline vickers viscount vh-tvq.

Sydney and Sydney Harbour Bridge taken from North Shore, 19 March 1932 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Sydney and Sydney Harbour Bridge taken from North Shore, 19 March 1932

Searle, E. W. (Edward William) Part of the collection: Official air views of the opening celebrations of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 19 March, 1932.; Title devised by cataloguer based on inscription below photograph.; Inscriptions: "Sydney from North Shore, 1932"--In ink below photograph; "279"--Lower left.; Condition: Yellowing, scratches.; Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: nla.gov.au/nla.pic-vn4515208. Persistent URL nla.gov.au/nla.pic-vn4515208