Terrace houses on Macquarie Street, Sydney (NSW) by State Records NSW, via Flickr - Apparently, one of these still stands today - "History House"

Terrace houses on Macquarie Street, Sydney (NSW) by State Records NSW, via Flickr - Apparently, one of these still stands today - "History House"

Rear of 93 Cumberland Street, The Rocks (NSW) Sydney Australia 1901

Rear of 93 Cumberland Street, The Rocks (NSW) Sydney Australia 1901

Elizabeth Street viewed from Hyde Park,Sydney,ca.1920.Photo from National Library of Australia.A♥W

Elizabeth Street viewed from Hyde Park, Sydney, [picture].

Sydney from Pyrmont. For the first half century of European occupation in Sydney there was little change to the landscape. A slipway was built in the 1850s and Pyrmont 'yellowblock' - some of the best sandstone in the world - was quarried and carted to the nearby burgeoning city.

History of Australia in pictures: the Tyrrell Collection - Australian Geographic

ON the morning of September 22, 1882, Sydney awoke to a grand and terrible spectacle. Its most flamboyant building, the Garden Palace, was burning to the ground.

ON the morning of September Sydney awoke to a grand and terrible spectacle. Its most flamboyant building, the Garden Palace, was burning to the ground.

Night fog, Chatswood tram, July 1950, from Series 02: Sydney people & streets, 1948-1950, photographed by Brian Bird

Night fog, Chatswood tram, July from Series Sydney people & streets, photographed by Brian Bird by State Library of New South Wales collection,

The Garden Palace was built in only eight months to house the Sydney International Exhibition in 1879 in the southwestern end of the Royal Botanic Gardens.

The Garden Palace was built in only eight months to house the Sydney International Exhibition in 1879 in the southwestern end of the Royal Botanic Gardens.

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