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The last photos of Ned Kelly were taken by the official Melbourne Gaol photographer, Charles Nettleton on November 10, 1880, the day before Ned’s execution. In this full-length study, Ned holds the cord attached to his leg irons to disguise the withering of his wounded left arm and rests a fist on his hip to mask a crippled hand.
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Ned Kelly: Australian Iron Outlaw | Hero | Legend

The last photos of Ned Kelly were taken by the official Melbourne Gaol photographer, Charles Nettleton on November 10, 1880, the day before Ned’s execution. In this full-length study, Ned holds the cord attached to his leg irons to disguise the withering of his wounded left arm and rests a fist on his hip to mask a crippled hand.

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The First Fleet Ships | Discovery of Australia | Seacraft Gallery

The expedition of the first fleet ships and the early settlement in Australia - the foundation for the formation of modern Australia.

Ned Kelly Armour 1880 State Library of Victoria

The State Library of Victoria: The Dome & Ned Kelly

In my last post I showed you the beautiful Victorian era State Library of South Australia and now I want to show you the State Library of Victoria in Melbourne (the state capital of Victoria). A mu…

Smoothly flowing traffic, Sydney, 1959 | by National Archives of Australia
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Smoothly flowing traffic, Sydney, 1959

Traffic flows smoothly over Sydney Harbour Bridge, once the city's worst bottleneck. Two new lanes replaced the tram tracks on the east side, making eight in all, were opened on 2 July 1959. This photograph is part of a large series created by the Australian News and Information Bureau (ANIB), Canberra. ANIB photographs provide a snapshot of Australian life between 1950 and 1971, and document everything from rural and urban communities, to arts, sport, politics, flora and fauna, building and…

Circular Quay in Sydney in 1890. •State Library of NSW•
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Circular Quay in Sydney in 1890. •State Library of NSW•

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Sydney, 1880

Henry Bull Building. Demolished. Year 1904. Sydney. Australia.
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Henry Bull Building. Demolished. Year 1904. Sydney. Australia.

Mark Foy's Department store in Liverpool St,Sydney at Christmas time in 1959.A♥W
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Mark Foy's Department store in Liverpool St,Sydney at Christmas time in 1959.A♥W

Mrs Macquaries Chair, Sydney NSW
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Mrs Macquaries Chair, Sydney NSW

Darling Harbour in Sydney in 1880.
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Darling Harbour in Sydney in 1880.

The Garden Palace was situated just south of the present Conservatorium of Music and was built for the Sydney International Exhibition which opened on 17 September 1879. The Garden Palace, destroyed by fire. The gates are still there, Macquarie St entry to the Royal Botanical Gardens.
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The Garden Palace was situated just south of the present Conservatorium of Music and was built for the Sydney International Exhibition which opened on 17 September 1879. The Garden Palace, destroyed by fire. The gates are still there, Macquarie St entry to the Royal Botanical Gardens.

John Mcarthur's original homestead at Elizabeth Farm was a four-room cottage plus kitchen, servants’ quarters and outbuildings. Macarthur was Australia’s first “gentleman farmer” At Elizabeth Farm he was the first in the colony to clear and cultivate fifty acres (20 ha) of virgin land. The farm sold produce to the colonial government.

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Captain Cook Statue in Hyde Park,Sydney in 1879.A♥W
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Captain Cook Statue in Hyde Park,Sydney in 1879.A♥W

Anthony Hordern and Sons.This photo shows the building facing Goulburn St,with Pitt St on the right.Demolished in the early 1980s.A♥W
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Anthony Hordern and Sons.This photo shows the building facing Goulburn St,with Pitt St on the right.Demolished in the early 1980s.A♥W

Forest Rd,Hurstville in 1930.Photo from Hurstville City Council.A♥W
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Forest Rd,Hurstville in 1930.Photo from Hurstville City Council.A♥W