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836375
  • Title
    Views of Sydney and its streets, 1868-1881 / compiled by John Lane Mullins
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 420
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1868-1881
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    836375
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 album (166 photoprints) - 28 x 38 cm - albumen
  • Scope and Content
    1a. The Gap South Head
    1b. South Cliff of the Gap
    2a. Jacobs Ladder, South Head
    2b. South Cliff of the Gap
    3a. The Hornby Light, South Head
    3b. In Middle Harbour
    4a. Battery, Georges Head
    4b. Battery, Georges Head
    5a. Curl Curl, Manly
    5b. Ocean Beach, Manly
    6a. From Darling Point
    6b. Darling Point
    7a. Harbour from the Domain
    7b. Garden Island
    8a. The Garden Palace
    8b. Government House
    9a. Farm Cove
    9b. Lavender Bay, North Shore
    10a. Port Denison
    10b. Potts Point
    10c. Lane Cove
    11a. Sydney from Pyrmont
    11b. Glebe Island Bridge [and Abbatoirs]
    11c. Iron Cove
    12a. Spectacle Island [and Elkington Park, Balmain]
    12b. Long Nose Point [Balmain]
    13a. The Fitzroy Dock [Garden Island]
    13b. In Middle Harbour
    14a. [Coogee looking N.]
    14b. At Coogee Bay
    15a. [Coogee]
    15b. Coogee Bay
    16a. Town Hall
    16b. Anglican Cathedral
    17a. Transept, Cathedral
    17b. Choir, Cathedral
    18a. St James Church
    18b. St Phillips
    19a. St. Benedicts
    19b. St Patricks
    20a. University
    20b. St. Pauls College
    20c. St. Johns College
    21a. St. Andrews College
    21b. Exhibition Building [Prince Alfred Park]
    21c. St. Vincents Hospital
    22a. College St. [looking south incl. St. Marys Cathedral]
    22b. Treasury
    22c. Free Library
    23a. Post Office
    23b. Fish Market
    23c. Railway Station
    24a. Government House
    24b. Government House
    25a. Colonial Secretary’s Office [ Macquarie Street]
    25b. Royal Mint [southern gate]
    26a. Exchange
    26b. Bank New South Wales, George street
    27a. Supreme Court and King street, looking West
    27b. Darlinghurst Court House
    28a. Grammar school
    28b. Houses of Parliament
    29a. Museum
    29b. School of Arts
    30a. Guildhall (Gaiety Theatre - “Diplomacy’ season began, June 1881 — see SMH 18.6.1881)
    30b. Hotel King st. [International Hotel]
    31a. [Wool stores]
    31b. [St. Mary’s cathedral c.1870]
    31c. [St. Mary Cathedral 1868]
    31d. Pettys Hotel
    31e. Synagogue
    31f. [City Bank, Pitt st.]
    31g. [Unknown church]
    31h. Monument to Commadore Goodenough
    32a. Asylum for the Blind
    32b. Observatory
    33a. In George st North
    33b. Commercial Bank [George st]
    34a. Pitt st North
    34b. George st., GPO
    35a. York st.
    35b. King st. East
    36a. Macquarie st.
    36b. Macquarie St. North
    37a. Botanic Gardens
    37b. [Botanic Gardens]
    37c. [Botanic Gardens]
    38a. [Botanic Gardens]
    38b. [Botanic Gardens]
    38c. [Botanic Gardens]
    39a. [Botanic Gardens]
    39b. [Botanic Gardens]
    39c. [Botanic Gardens]
    40a. Norfolk Pine
    40b. Botanic Gardens
    41a. Bourke statue
    41b. St Mary’s Gate
    41c. In the Domain [looking towards St Marys and Museum]
    42a. In the Domain
    42b. Moore Park
    43a. Pelicans, Botanic Gardens
    43b. Albert Memorial, Hyde Park
    43c. In Belmore Park
    44a. Randwick [Visit of Princes Albert & George 16 July 1881]
    44b. Cook statue, Hyde Park.
    45a. Near Willoughby Falls
    45b. [Aboriginal Humpy]
    46a. Belle Vue Hill
    46b. at Botany [tree stump]
    47a. at Manly the Corso
    47b. Stradbroke Park, Paterson
    47c. [Aborigine]
    47d. [Koala]
    47e. [Aborigine]
    48a. [Bush Camp, with slab hut]
    48b. Priests Grave, Botany
    49a. [Hawkesbury River?]
    49b. On the Hawkesbury River
    50a. Views on the Nepean
    50b. Views on the Nepean
    50c. Views on the Nepean
    51a. Views on the Nepean
    51b. GWR Railway, Penrith [Bridge]
    52a. Zig Zag GWR
    52b. Hassan’s Walls
    52c. [Zig Zag]
    53a. Kunimbla [sic] Valley
    53b. At Lithgow
    54a. Govetts Leap
    54b. Fairy Dell, Katoomba
    55a. In the Grose Valley
    55b. Katoomba Falls
    56a. Bulli Bush
    56b. Bulli Bush
    57a. Fish River Caves [ Caves]
    57b. [Aborigines]
    57c. [Native Cats]
    57d. [Fitzroy Falls]
    57e. Fitzroy Falls
    58a. Fish River Caves [ Jenolan Caves]
    58b. Fish River Caves [ Jenolan Caves]
    58c. Fish River Caves [ Jenolan Caves]
    59a. Creek Wollombi
    59b. Wash pool Burburgate N.E.
    60a. [Sheep wash]
    60b. [Sheep wash]
    60c. [Homestead]
    61a. Martindale station
    61b. near Bundarra
    61c. Hartley Creek
    62a. Stonehenge N.E.
    62b. near Picton
    62c. On the Severn N.E.
    63a. Moonbi near Tamworth
    63b. [Stonehenge, N.E.]
    63c. Stonehenge, N.E.
    64a. At Tamworth [Peel St. in flood]
    64b. Inverell
    64c. Edinglassie Station
    65a. at Newcastle
    65b. at Lithgow
    66. [Blank]
    67. [Panorama of Sydney from Garden Palace] C. Bayliss Photo.
    68. [Panorama of Sydney from Garden Palace] C. Bayliss Photo.
    69. [ Panorama of Sydney from Garden Palace] C. Bayliss photo.
    70. [Panorama of Sydney from Garden Palace] C. Bayliss photo.
    71. [Panorama of Sydney from Garden Palace] C. Bayliss photo.
    72. Sargent’s Distinguished Colonists of N.S.W., W. Sargent, artist [c.1877 — W. Sargent was not a photographer, but a colourist and apparently an assembler of mosaics]
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
  • Finding Aids
    Contents list filed with album and at ML Reference Shelf -
  • Description source

    Album titled from flyleaf
    Images titled from album's margin inscriptions
  • General note

    Copy Print : SPF
    Available on open access in the Mitchell Library Reading Room

    No. 11c: Taken from the location of the southern footing of the old Iron Cove Bridge looking west across the small bay containing King Georges Park
    and sections of The Bay Run -- information supplied by client, 2015
    Digital order no:Album ID : 846071
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    "Views of Sydney and its streets, taken in 1881 and of other parts of NSW at the same period. The large views of the Garden Palace which were subsequently burnt down [sic]. These views were collected to show to my friends when I went to England and Europe in 1882 / John Lane Mullins" -- flyleaf inscription
    "C.Bayliss Photo / copyright regstd" -- stamped at lower left (69)
  • Attributions / conjectures

    The photos are unsigned, but some are attributed to Charles Bayliss based on comparison with identical photos that have been signed at PXA 421-422; no. 69 has a Bayliss stamp
  • Date note

    Though 1881 is the inscription date, the earliest photo, 31c, has been dated at 1868 from the circus advertisement in the image.
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