Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Old Sydney and Old Canberra

Old Sydney:

Pitt Street, Sydney 1880

Kent Street, Sydney 1871

Central Railway Station, 1954

The Supreme Court of NSW on King St, Sydney (looking west). Year unknown

2-8 Smith Street, Surry Hills, Sydney in 1900

Registrar General's Office, Elizabeth Street, Sydney in 1870

Great Synagogue, Sydney in c1890

Removal of tram tracks George Street, Sydney in 1960

Mark Foy's Department Store in Sydney in c1958.

Argyle Cut, The Rocks, Sydney, 1912

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Old Canberra:

For you, Noel . . . 

Dirt roads, Civic Centre, Canberra 1927

Old Parliament House, Canberra, with sheep in foreground c1940s

King O'Malley drives the first survey peg at Canberra, 20 February 1913

1 January, 1926. Men plant large trees, with Parliament House in the background.

Opening of Parliament House in May 1927

Photograph showing sheep near Parliament House, Canberra

Royal Visit May 1927 - Mounted police riding past Naval and Army formations outside Parliament House

Staff members check out the air raid trenches being dug in the grounds of Parliament House, 1942

Workmen digging slit trenches in the grounds of Old Parliament House in 1942.

Scene inside the Senate Chamber at opening of Parliament House by the Duke of York with the Duchess of York

Mass flypast by aircraft of the RAAF at the opening of Parliament House, Canberra, May 1927.

1 comment:

  1. "Kent Street, Sydney 1871"

    Can't recognise this as anywhere on Kent Street (Sydney), not even the far north end. What is the source of this attribution?


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