Women's Hospital, Crown Street - 1950 (SLNSW)

Crown Street Women's Hospital, Crown Street, Sydney - 1950 Shared by the State Library of NSW.

The Carton Hotel, Sydney. c1930s

Carlton Hotel, Sydney, Australia from the State Library of New South Wales Hotel entrance, Note the car reflected in the super shiny facade.

Nestle's Company chocolate factory, Abbotsford, Sydney. Historic Abbotsford House can just be seen far right. The factory is now gone but the house remains, although it's surrounded by modern housing development.

Historic Abbotsford House can just be seen far right. The factory is now gone but the house remains, although it's surrounded by modern housing development. My Mum worked here!

Panoramic view of Infirmary and Mint, Macquarie Street, Sydney c1870

Panoramic view of Infirmary and Mint, Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia

Southern approach to the Harbour Bridge, 1932

Southern approach to the Harbour Bridge, 1932

Grantham, Potts Point, Sydney undated

Grantham on Wylde St in Potts Point in the eastern suburbs of Sydney (year unknown).

Sydney, NSW. To see all our old postcards of Australia, visit http://oldstratforduponavon.com/australia.html

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

Hillier's Chocolates Soda Fountain, Pitt Street Sydney. Established 1914. Australian Made and Owned. Australia's first chocolate factory.

Hillier's Chocolates Soda Fountain at 162 Pitt Street,Sydney. Australia's first chocolate factory.

The Circular Quay entrance to what is now part of the City Circle line. An underground system was planned for Sydney as early as 1911, and digging work started in 1916, but completing the Circular Quay part was delayed by WW II.

The Circular Quay entrance to what is now part of the City Circle line. An underground system was planned for Sydney as early as and digging work started in but completing the Circular Quay part was delayed by WW II.

Window display, 1920s-1930s, Grace Bros. Ltd, “The Big Store on Broadway”. It boasted three and half acres of furniture

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Ltd, “The Big Store on Broadway”. It boasted three and half acres of furniture

Rowe St was one of the most interesting and Bohemian streets in Sydney before it was demolished for the MLC Centre in the 1970s. Read about it here: http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/rowest/ ad from Splashes Weekly magazine, Sydney, 1913.

The Oriole Chair Pram on Rowe St,Sydney 🌹

Eddy Avenue in 1956 with Toohey's Brewery in the background.Photo from Skyscraper City.A♥W

Sydney Eye: Shooting Through : A fond remembrance

Intercolonial Exhibition Building, Prince Alfred Park,Sydney on September 1870.Photo from Dictionary of Sydney.A♥W

Intercolonial Exhibition Building, Prince Alfred Park,Sydney on September from Dictionary of Sydney.

Looking E along Rowe Street from Pitt Street towards Castlereagh Street. 1929

Looking E along Rowe Street from Pitt Street towards Castlereagh Street.

Glebe Island Abattoirs, 1870 Charles Pickering, National Library of Australia

Glebe Island Abattoirs, 1870 Charles Pickering, National Library of Australia

Redfern Railway Station,Sydney in early years.A♥W

Redfern Railway Station,Sydney in early years.

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