Four women pedestrians enjoying a day out, George Street, Sydney, 1890. The GPO is behind them.

Throwback Thursday to Amateur photographer Frederick Danvers Power snapped this photo of Martin Place at the turn of the century.

Police officer, Ballarat c. 1880

The police started investigating suspicious events occured at the Hanging Rock. They made no success.

Is There Such a Thing as a 'Feminine' Way to Ride a Bike? - Sarah Goodyear - The Atlantic Cities

Is There Such a Thing as a 'Feminine' Way to Ride a Bike?

Woman cycling in Brisbane, (John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland)

Portrait of two girls, [Bettington group]. Unattributed studio, Sydney, Australia, c.1880s. Tyrrell collection, Powerhouse Museum, 66/341

A sense of nearness: Tyrrell collection portraits

Students of Kambala Girls School, Rose Bay, New South Wales, Australia, ca. 1890s.  Source: State Library of New South Wales

Students of Kambala Girls School, Rose Bay, New South Wales, Australia, ca. Source: State Library of New South Wales

Australian South Sea Islanders at their Sunday School in Mackay, Queensland, circa 1890. | 44 Vintage Photos That Show How Fast Australia Has Changed

Australian South Sea Islanders at their Sunday School in Mackay, Queensland, circa 1890.

Australian South Sea Islanders at their Sunday School in Mackay, Queensland, circa


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Convict cap, pre-1849. From the collections of the State Library of New South Wales: http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=442955

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Old Sydney Town 1977 Super 8 footage

Various scenes around Old Sydney Town in August

Fragment from a memorial to Elizabeth Steel, convict, died 1795, excavated from below Sydney Town Hall in 1991. The Sydney Town hall was built on the site of the old burial ground.

Fragment from a memorial to Elizabeth Steel, convict, died excavated from below Sydney Town Hall in The Sydney Town hall was built on the site of the old burial ground.

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627632-20130208-old-sydney-town.jpg (650×366)

Cleveland Street Girls Sports, Sydney Cricket Ground (Sydney, N.S.W.), 5/8/1935. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=81832  Digital order no. hood_12635. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Cleveland Street Girls Sports, Sydney Cricket Ground (Sydney, N.S.W.), 5/8/1935. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=81832 Digital order no. hood_12635. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales: http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

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