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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…

Australia. Traffic jam in Hay St., Sydney, 1930s
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Fairfax Archive: Time to shop

A collection of images from the Fairfax Archive. Like these photos? Go to Fairfax Photos. Follow us at http://twitter.com/photosSMH.

Marcus Clark Building, Railway Square 1913

As It Was: Railway Square 1913

(Click on pics to enlarge) Next time you're driving into Sydney via Central, try to visualise it as it was nearly 100 years ago. That's Railway Square above, formerly Central Square, as it was nearly 100 yeras ago. Some points to note in respect of the above pic: - The large number of trams. - The presence of horses and carts but no cars (there is one car, parked next to the trees on the right). - The pedestrian friendly streets. Pedestrians are walking everywhere on the streets unconcernhed…

A family standing outside a tin shack called Wiloma during the Great Depression, New South Wales, ca. 1932 [picture].
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A family standing outside a tin shack called Wiloma during the Great Depression, New South Wales, ca. 1932 [picture].

2-8 Smith Street, Surry Hills 1900

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View of Sydney (from The Rocks) 1904 by State Records NSW, via Flickr

View of Sydney (from The Rocks)

View from The Rocks looking south towards Sydney Dated: 1904(Time: 14:10) Digital ID: 4481_a026_000475 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.

George St, looking south from The Rocks.  c.1910, City Archives.
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George St, looking south from The Rocks. c.1910, City Archives.

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

Fairy Lane steps 1910. photographer Harold CAZNEAUX

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Trams run down Sydney's George Street in 1920
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Tram push to make Sydney city slicker

Trams could again rattle along central Sydney's George Street, as one of three new routes being considered for the city.

Southern approach to the Harbour Bridge, 1932
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Southern approach to the Harbour Bridge, 1932

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Hunt Street, during Cleansing Operations for the Bubonic Plague, Quarantine Area, Sydney, 1900 - When bubonic plague struck Sydney in 1900, George McCredie was appointed by the Government to take charge of all quarantine activities in the Sydney area, beginning work on March 23, 1900. At the time of his appointment, McCredie was an architect and consulting engineer with offices in the Mutual Life of New York Building in Martin Place.
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Nos. 24, etc., Hunt-street from Views taken during Cleansing Operations, Quarantine Area, Sydney, 1900, Vol. II / under the supervision of Mr George McCredie, F.I.A., N.S.W. photographed by John Degotardi Jr.

When bubonic plague struck Sydney in 1900, George McCredie was appointed by the Government to take charge of all quarantine activities in the Sydney area, beginning work on March 23, 1900. At the time of his appointment, McCredie was an architect and consulting engineer with offices in the Mutual Life of New York Building in Martin Place. McCredie's appointment was much criticised in Parliament, though it was agreed later that his work was successful. Format: Photograph Find more detailed…

Mudgee, New South Wales ca.1900. v@e.
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Mudgee, New South Wales ca.1900. v@e.

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Sydney Harbour from Australia Hotel

Format: Glass plate negative. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/collection=The_Tyrrell_Photographic Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection General information about the Powerhouse Museum Collection is available at www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database Persistent URL: www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=30239 Acquisition credit line: Gift of…

211 King St. Newtown.  1920s
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211 King St. Newtown. 1920s