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.

Somewhere on Parramatta Rd, c1879-89

Traffic along Parramatta Road.,Sydney in the Photo shared by the State Records of NSW.

Opening of the first Hawkesbury River Bridge, NSW, 1889

Vintage Photographs, Botany Bay, North Shore, South Wales, Vintage Stuff, Bridge, Brooklyn, Nostalgia, Track

Australian fashion history. The 1860s brought the invention of glass-plate negatives, which meant that photographs were reproducible and more widely distributed. It meant that women were able to see a broader cross-section of fashions and became more fashion conscious as a result (Parramatta ca. 1865). Photo Credit: Henry William Burgin II/State Library of NSW

The brought the invention of plate glass negatives (Parramatta State Library of NSW

THEN -Horse-drawn fire appliances outside the city fire station in Castlereagh Street, Sydney

Horse-drawn Fire appliances outside the City fire station in Castlereagh Street, Sydney. The building was completed in Colonial architect James Barnet, designed the facade of Castlereagh Street building in a classical-revival style.

Middle Harbour,Port Jackson in 1865. Art Gallery of New South Wales.

This image was taken by an unknown photographer c 1865 and is titled 'Australian scenery, Middle Harbour, Port Jackson'