Wednesday, July 10, 2024


Martin Place, Sydney, circa 1911

George Street, Sydney, 1900

Clapton & Jones, "DRAPERS", Sydney, Australia. Fletcher Jones and friend traveling in their horse drawn wagon. (Photo undated). possible circa late 1800's

Delivering bread, Yarraville Victoria,

Gordon Wilson with Jack outside the Golden Crust Bread Company, Goulburn, NSW. c. 1938/9.

Shand Mason Fire Engine at the Fire Brigade Headquarters in Sydney in 1891. On top at the front of the carriage is the driver's seat.

Gentleman being assisted into horse-drawn cab, outside the Australia Hotel, Castlereagh Street, Sydney, c. 1900

Redfern Police Station at the corner of George and Turner St, Redfern.

Richards and Hooper Family Grocers at Wahroonga in the Upper North Shore of Sydney in the 1910s.

Peats Ferry Rd (now the Pacific Highway) in Waitara,in the Upper North Shore of Sydney in 1900.

Rouse Hill House in Rouse Hill, in northwestern Sydney in the 1870s.

Belgrave in the Dandenong Ranges, Victoria in c.a.1900.

Main Street, Belgrave, Victoria circa early 1900s.

First House in Box Hill NSW (1832), south of the railway line, 1956

Waiting for Cobb's Coach, Fernshaw - Healesville, Victoria circa 1883

Surry Hills alleyway 1911

Thornleigh, looking south c1911-1923.

Toongabbie Railway Station c.1880s

McMahon's Kauri Hotel at 24 Bridge St, Glebe (year unknown).

Paddys Market, Haymarket, Sydney 1940

Paddys Market and Hay St, Haymarket in Sydney in 1929.

Nock & Kirby store at Circular Quay in Sydney, 1909

Newtown. 1920s

Darlinghurst Fruit Mart, Flinders and Oxford Streets Darlinghurst, circa 1909

Bush store, Peat's Ferry, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, ca.1887

Miners' Hut, Lithgow Valley NSW, c.1880

Irish orphan girls at Hyde Park Barracks
In the years between 1848 and 1850, a total of 4114 orphan girls, each one of them drawn from bleak Irish workhouses, were chosen to sail to Australia under a remarkable, controversial and short-lived immigration scheme.

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