Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

The Gardens, which opened in 1816, have been a favourite leisure ground for Sydneysiders and tourists for almost two centuries. These photographs from the collections of the State Library of NSW celebrate the natural beauty of the gardens from the late 19th century.
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View from Mrs Macquarie's Point, by Tronier Artist Photographer, 1879-1884. PXA 411 / 10. http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=431113

View from Mrs Macquarie's Point looking at Garden Palace c by Tronier Artist Photographer

Botanical Gardens, by Tronier Artist Photographer, 1879-1884. PXA 411 / 9 http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=431113

Botanical Gardens, by Tronier Artist Photographer, 1879-1884. PXA 411 / 9 http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=431113

International Exhibition Building [and Botanic Gardens], by Tronier Artist Photographer, 1879. PXA 411 / 8.  http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=431113

International Exhibition Building, 1879 by Tronier Artist Photographer

Sydney Harbour [including Botanical Gardens, Government House and Fort Denison], 1900-1910. PXE 711 / 29. http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=413155

Sydney Harbour [including Botanical Gardens, Government House and Fort Denison], c. Star Photographic Co.

Botanical Gardens, Sydney [showing pond], 1900-1910. PXE 711 / 453 http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=413767

Botanical Gardens, Sydney, c.

Botanical Gardens, Sydney [showing statue of Apollo Belvedere], 1900-1910. PXE 711 / 472. http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=413792

Botanical Gardens, Sydney [showing statue of Apollo Belvedere], c.

[Pond and bridge, Botanic Gardens, Sydney / attributed to the photographer William Vosper], ca. 1880s. SPF / 233 http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=412521

[Pond and bridge, Botanic Gardens, Sydney / attributed to the photographer William Vosper]


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