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442753
  • Title
    Photographs of Public and Other Buildings, &c ... / photographed by Charles Pickering
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXD 524
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1872
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    442753
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Albums - 46.5 x 56.8 x 7.8 cm - 1 album (containing 1 sepia & 166 albumen photoprints)
  • Scope and Content
    Frontispiece - Sydney in 1803 by M. Lesueur sepia photo.
    i. Contents list [printed]
    ii. The Port & City of Sydney in 1872 (descriptive remarks)
    1. Parliamentary Buildings SH 548
    2. Legislative Assembly Chamber (Interior) SH 552
    3. Parliamentary Refreshment Room SH 557
    4. Legislative Assembly Chamber (Exterior) SH 549
    5. Legislative Council Chamber (Interior) SH 553
    6. Parliamentary Refreshment Room (Interior) SH 555
    7. Colonial Secretary's Office SH 537
    8. The Treasury SH 547
    9. Custom House SH 540
    10. Registrar General's Office SH 562
    11. Australian Museum SH 564
    12. Free Public Library SH 536
    13. Post Office (Taken from the Building) SH 835
    14. Post Office (Taken from the Drawing)
    15. Government Printing Office SH 544
    16. Observatory SH 198
    17. Water Police Court SH 565
    18. Sydney Branch, Royal Mint SH 560
    19. Survey Office SH 538
    20. Colonial Architect 's Office SH 215
    21. Commissariat Stores SH 567
    22. Court House, Darlinghurst (front view) SH 571
    23. Lunatic Reception House SH 651
    24. Glebe Island Abattoirs (Buildings Adjoining) SH 617
    25. Glebe Island Abattoirs SH 616
    26. Victoria Barracks (Men's Quarters) SH 568
    27. Bank of New South Wales SH 178
    28. Oriental Bank SH 182
    29. Union Bank SH 179
    30. Joint Stock Bank SH 181
    31. English, Scottish, and Australian Chartered Bank SH 186
    32. City Bank (old) SH 534
    33. Bank of Australasia SH 184
    34. Commercial Bank SH 177
    35. London Chartered Bank SH 180
    36. City Bank (new) SH 185
    37. Savings Bank SH 183
    38. Union Club SH 225
    39. Australian Club SH 223
    40. Victoria Club SH 226
    41. Petty 's Hotel SH 188
    42. Civil Service Club
    43. Royal Hotel
    44. Sailor 's Home SH 235
    45. "Empire" Office SH 524
    46. Mort's Stores SH 228
    47. Vickery's Buildings SH 195
    48. Lassetter & Co's. SH 527
    49. Block of Buildings (New Pitt & Spring Sts.)
    50. Exchange
    51. "Herald" Office
    52. Exchange Buildings SH 231
    53. Pacific Insurance Company's Offices SH 206
    54. School of Arts SH 533
    55. St. John's School SH 717
    56. St. Philip's School SH 692
    57. St. Paul's School SH 688
    58. Council of Education Office SH 531
    59. Public School (Fort Street) SH 684
    60. Public School (Glebe) SH 690
    61. Public School (Castlereagh Street)
    62. Public School (upper Paddington) SH 687
    63. St. Andrew's Church of England School SH 558
    64. St. Mary's Roman Catholic School SH 735
    65. St. Andrews Anglican Cathedral SH 726
    66. St. James's Church SH 694
    67. St. Philip's Church SH 706
    68. Christ Church SH 702
    69. Trinity Church SH 718
    70. St. Silas's Church SH 709
    71. St. Paul's SH 704
    72. St. John's Church SH 722
    73. St. Michael's Church SH 729
    74. St. Peter's Church SH 730
    75. St. Luke's Church SH 699
    76-77. St. John's Church (Rear View) SH 703, 721
    78. St. Barnabas 's Church SH 712
    79. St. Paul's Church SH 705
    80. Independent Methodist Chapel SH 697
    81. St. Mary's Temporary Cathedral SH 732
    82. St. Benedict's Church
    83. Sacred Heart Church SH 724
    84. St. Francis's Church SH 725
    85. St. Patrick's Church SH 733
    86. Wesley Church SH 710
    87. Congregational Chapel (Cleveland Street) SH 711
    88. Congregational Church (Pitt Street) SH 715
    89. Congregational Church (Bourke Street)
    90. Dr. Lang's Church SH 723
    91. Presbyterian Church SH 700
    92. St. Stephen's Church SH 698
    93. Dr. Fullerton's Church SH 708
    94. Baptist Chapel SH 719
    95. Chalmer's Church
    96. St. Andrew's Church SH 720
    97. Mariners Church SH 701
    98. Wesleyan Chapel (Hay Street) SH 716
    99. Wesleyan Chapel (Bourke Street) SH 728
    1OO. Wesleyan Chapel (York Street) SH 714
    101. St. George's Church SH 696
    102. Jewish Synagogue SH 707
    103. Mortuary, Redfern (Rear View) SH 164
    104. Mortuary, Redfern (Front View) SH 156
    105. Mortuary, Haslem Creek (South End) SH 157
    106. University SH 653
    107. Lecture Room, St. Paul's College SH 682
    108-109. St. Paul's College SH 681
    110. Argyle Cutting SH 212
    111-117. Botanic Gardens (SH 598, 601-606)
    118. Domain Gates (South Entrance) SH 614
    119-120, 123, 126. Government House SH 583-585
    121. Government House (NE)
    122. Government House (Showing Porch) SH 578
    124-125, 127-128. Government House (Front) SH 580-582
    129. Government House (From Domain)
    130. Government House Stables [features Charles Pickering's wagon] SH 586
    131-134. Sydney (Panoramic) SH 645-647, 655
    135-140. The Harbour (Panoramic) SH 648, 658-662
    141. H.M.S. "Clio" at Anchor in Farm Cove
    142. H.M.S. "Galatea" in Farm Cove
    143-144. Glebe Island Bridge SH 619-620
    145-146. Cockatoo Island; H.M.S. "Galatea" in Dock SH 256-257
    147. Dry Dock, Cockatoo Island SH 258
    148-149. Spectacle Island, from Cockatoo Island SH 659
    150. Mrs. Macquarie's Fort SH 239
    151. H.M.S. "Galatea1 SH 261
    152. Governor Bourke's Statue SH 210
    153. Prince Albert's Statue
    154. Cook's Statue (Pedestal) SH 207
    155. House of the Good Shepherd SH 734
    156. Sydney Infirmary SH 561
    157. Benevolent Asylum SH 566
    158. Female School of Industry SH 577
    159. Immigration Barracks SH 541
    160-161. Gaol & Court House, Darlinghurst SH 559-570
    162. Darlinghurst Gaol (NE Corner) SH 572
    163. Exhibition Building (Front Entrance) SH 131
    164. Exhibition Building (from Randall St.) SH 132
    165-166. Exhibition Building (Ground View) SH 136, 134
  • Source
    Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907 Transfer from Mitchell Library Printed Books, X981.1/5, in 1985.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
  • General note

    A printed contents list follows the title page along with text on the port of Sydney.
    Each album page has a protective flyleaf and there is a red-brown border drawn around each photograph.
    On most album pages, at the lower right of image, appears a handwritten "SH" and a number in pencil. This referes to the Government Printing Office file number, with "SH" denoting John Sharkey, who possessed a large number of Charles Pickering's negatives. -- Reference: Alan Clifford, Government Printing Office, 1985.
    Nos. 131-140 were taken from Government House Tower
    "D.S. Mitchell" signature on title page.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823409
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Titles of photographs are printed on album page below image.
    Printed on title page, "Photographs / of / Public and Other Buildings, &c. / Taken by Authority of / The Government of New South Wales, / At the request of / The Secretary of State for the Colonies. / [The negatives were taken by Mr Charles Pickering, under the direction of James Barnet Esq., Colonial Architect] / New South Wales : Thomas Richards, Government Printer - 1872"
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