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1379093
  • Title
    Box 10: Subject and Place File, Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Essex Street to Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Pitt Street, ca. 1840 to 1935
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 2127/Box 10
  • Level of description
    file
  • Date

    ca. 1840 to 1935
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1379093
  • Physical Description
    113 photographic prints, prints, drawings and clippings (1 box)
  • Scope and Content
    1. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Essex Street, undated / K.L. Farran; F.T. & Co.
    “Essex Street, Sydney” – at foot of picture
    “Greetings from Old Sydney” – inscribed at top of picture
    Post card, coloured
    2. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Essex Street, undated
    “Building & Garden, Essex St.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    3. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Essex Street, undated
    “140/150 York St. looking East along little Essex St.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    4. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Essex Street, undated
    “Essex St. Garden looking East” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    5. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Forbes Street, Woolloomooloo, undated
    “Old buildings in Forbes St. opp. fish markets” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    6. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1840-49? / Russell Roberts Ltd., Sydney
    “Photographic Illustrators, Kyle House, 31 Macquarie Place, Sydney” - verso
    “George Street, Sydney, looking North” – below picture
    Photograph, black and white, of an engraving
    7. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1840-49?
    “George Street, Sydney, looking North” – below picture
    Photograph, black and white, of an engraving
    Smaller copy of picture no. 6
    8. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1842
    “Geo. St. looking north from King St. in 1842” – inscribed on verso
    “This picture … shows “Fishers City Depot” on the north east corner, otherwise known as Moore’s Corner …” – from typed notes on verso
    Print, black and white
    Typed notes on verso
    9. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1842
    “George St. looking South from opposite Cathedral (site of on right) in 1842” – inscribed on verso
    Print, black and white
    10. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1842 / by H.C. Allport
    “From painting by H.C. Allport dated 1842. Signed in left hand corner. George St. at G.P.O.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white, of a painting
    11. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1842 / by J.S. Prout
    “George St. Burial ground on left” – inscribed on verso
    “31.V.08” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white, of a drawing
    12. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1842?
    “Gazette Office, 1842, George St.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    13 – 14. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1847 / from a sketch by Oswald Brierly
    “George St. Sydney from the Commissariat Guard 1847 from a sketch by Oswald Brierly of H.M.S. Rattlesnake” – below picture
    2 identical prints, sepia toned
    15 - 16. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1847 / from a sketch by Oswald Brierly
    “George St. Sydney from the Commissariat Guard 1847 from a sketch by Oswald Brierly of H.M.S. Rattlesnake” – below picture
    2 identical prints, black and white
    Same picture as nos. 13 & 14
    17. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1853
    “George Street, looking south, and Royal Hotel, 1853” – below picture
    “Tyrrell’s “Old Sydney.” 1st Series” - verso
    Post card, sepia toned
    18. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1880’s / Tyrrell’s Ltd.
    “Sydney in the eighties. George Street from Hunter Street” – below picture
    Photograph, sepia toned
    19. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, c. 1883 / E.A. Bradford, Sydney
    “Commercial Photographer, Crichton House, 30-32 Pitt St., Sydney”
    “George St. opp. Town Hall” – verso
    Photograph, black and white
    Handwritten notes re occupation of each building inscribed on verso
    20. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1883
    “George St. (West side) betw. Engine St. & Valentine Lane 1883. House pulled down probably later part 1883. 1884 Directory gives vacant lane”? – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    Negative available at FM1 / 4009
    21. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1891
    Photograph, black and white
    Typed notes on verso, repeated below photograph
    22. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1910 – 1911 / Mrs. A.G. Foster
    “Rear New York Hotel, George St. N, opp. Fire Station, 1910-11” – inscribed on verso & typed below photograph
    Photograph, sepia toned
    23. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1919
    “440-446 George St., photo 21.1.19 after fire pulled down April 1919. Farmers now on site” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    24. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1927
    1. “From my office window about March 1927. From QV Building looking North 1927” – inscribed on verso
    2. “From my office window about March 1927. Civil Service Stores in process of erection” – inscribed on verso
    2 photographs, black and white, on 1 page
    25. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1928
    1. “Demolishing Hunters corner George & Market Sts. Monday July 30, 1928” – verso
    Photograph, black and white
    2. “From my office, 1 June 1928” – verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    2 photographs on 1 page
    26. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, 1934
    1. “318 George St. Oct. 1934 on wall of Freeman’s building. Atlas Printing Office, Coleman” – inscribed on verso
    2. “The old … [?] Theatre – N corner Campbell & George St. Nov. 1934”
    2 photographs, black and white, on 1 page
    27 - 28. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated / F. Terry, J. Tingle, lith.
    “George Street, Sydney, looking north” - verso
    2 identical prints, black and white
    29. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “Rear Dalorne [?] Jeweller, George St. near Post Office” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    30. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “Corner George St. & Brown Bear Lane (Little Essex St.)” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    31. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “Mrs. Reibey’s, George St. N” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    32. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “George Street, near G.P.O. Sydney. N.S.W.” – at top of picture
    Post card, sepia toned
    33. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “George St. from Margaret St.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned, mounted on card with Christmas greeting
    34. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “George St. North from Harrington St.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    35. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “George St. adjoining Farmers” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    36. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated / photograph by A.G. Foster?
    “George St. … [?] between Bond & Bridge Sts” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    37. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated / photograph by Mrs. A.G. Foster
    “George St. North nearly [?] opposite Fire Station before street was widened” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    38. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated / photograph by Mrs. A.G. Foster
    “The end of the Chinatown of George St. North, west side” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    39. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated / photograph by Mrs. A.G. Foster
    “NE corner, King & George, Waters Corner before rebuilding” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    40. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “86/88 George St. North” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    41. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “145-151 George St.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    42. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “233-5 George St. corner of Grosvenor St.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    43. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “Garden & Steps from George St. North to York St.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    44. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – George Street, undated
    “George St. North Garden & Steps to York St. North” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    45. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Hosking Place, 1890
    “Looking down Hosking Place from Castlereagh St. after the Moore St. fire. 1890” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    46. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Hunter Street, early 1880’s / by Miss E.A. Waddell?
    “Site of City Mutual. Hunter St. from Norwich Chambers, corner of Bligh St. in early eighties” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white, of a drawing
    47. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Hunter Street, 1902
    “8.8.02 Hunter & Phillip Sts, SW corner” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    48. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Hunter Street, c. 1906 – 1908
    “Corner Castlereagh & Hunter Sts” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    49. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Hunter Street, c. 1909 – 1913
    “Hunter St., “Young & Co. house & stores” in Fowles. Site of Perpetual Trustee Coy premises” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    50. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Hunter Street, 1926 / Albert Collins
    “Hunter St. site of perpetual Trustee Comp” – inscribed on verso
    Print, coloured
    51. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Hunter Street, undated
    [Horses with carts and people walking along the streets]
    Photograph, sepia toned
    52. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Jamieson Street, 1924
    “Corner Jamieson St. & Jamieson Lane, Jan’y 1924. Towns & Co. office in 50s” – inscribed on verso
    “This corner site occupied 21st April 1846 by Mr Ashdown” – information supplied by a reader & typed below photograph
    Photograph, black and white
    53. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Johnson Place, 1906
    Houses in Johnson Place, Athlone Place area when resumed 1906” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    54. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Kent Street, 1908 / by P.K. Farran?; F.T. & Co.
    “In Kent Street, Sydney” – at foot of picture
    Post card, partially coloured
    55. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Kent Street, undated
    Photograph, sepia toned
    56. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Kent Street, undated
    “Northern end Kent St.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    57. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Kent Street, undated
    “Kent St. where Judge Dowling lived. City Night Refuge on right” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    58. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Kent Street, undated
    Photograph, black and white
    59. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – King Street, 1854
    “King Street, Sydney, looking west, 1854” – below picture
    Post card, sepia toned
    60. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – King Street, 1883
    “King St. southern side, Pitt to Castlereagh 1883. Wangenheim’s [?] Café de Paris stood on Daily Telegraph site” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    61. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – King Street, 1890 – 1892
    “King St. from York St. looking East” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    62. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – King Street, c. 1892 / L. von Koenneritz, Sydney; photograph by Ward & Farran, Exchange Studios, Sydney
    Post card, partially coloured
    63. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – King Street, c. 1893
    “King Street, Sydney” – at top of picture
    Post card, coloured
    64. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – King Street, c. 1907
    “King Street, Sydney” – at top of picture
    “Art Series” - verso
    Post card, coloured
    65. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – King Street, 1912
    “Building was altered in Oct & Nov. 1919. S.E. corner King & Pitt Sts.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    66. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Lang Street, 1851
    “Glimpses of Old Sydney. Arrival of First Gold Escort” – inscribed above typed notes
    Print, black and white
    Typed notes on verso
    67. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Lang Street, 1907
    Photograph, black and white
    68. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Little Essex Street, undated
    “Brown Bear Lane, later Little Essex Street, off George St. North” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    69. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Liverpool Street, undated
    “Elizabeth & Liverpool Sts, S.E. corner” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    70. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Liverpool Street, undated
    “Liverpool St. at Elizabeth St., looking S. West” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    71. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Liverpool Street, undated
    “Lyons Terrace, Liverpool St.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    72. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Macquarie Place, undated / photograph by A.G. Foster
    “Macquarie Place Reserve” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    73. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Margaret Street, 1900
    “Margaret & Kent Sts. … Jamieson’s shop” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    74. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Margaret Street, 1926
    “Margaret St., H.R. White, No. 17, 1926” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    75. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Market Row, undated
    “Market Row was off Broughton Lane which ran between Clarence St. & York St.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    76. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Market Street, 1883
    “Market St. north side bet’n Pitt St. & Castlereagh St., 1883” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    77. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Market Street, c. 1888 / Tyrrell’s, Sydney
    “Tyrrell’s, 281 George St., Sydney” – stamped on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    78. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Market Street, 1905
    “George & Market Sts., N.E. corner 30.7.05
    Photograph, black and white
    Another copy (larger, sepia toned) at Sydney, N.S.W. – Hotels – Crown & Anchor, undated
    (in the A.B. Bertie donations listing)
    79 – 80. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Market Street, 1926
    “From my office window looking E up Market St., 31 Aug. 1926” & “From Q.V. Building looking E, 1926” – inscribed on verso
    2 identical photographs, black and white
    81. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Market Street, 1927
    “From my office window looking E about March 1927” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    Similar to pictures at nos. 79 & 80
    82. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Market Street, 1928
    “Demolishing Hunter’s [?] corner George & Market Sts. Monday July 30, 1928” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    83. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Market Street, undated
    “Pitt & Margaret Sts” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    84. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Market Street, undated
    “Market St. south side near corner of Castlereagh St. David Jones store now on site” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    85. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Market Street, undated
    “Market & ? streets” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    86. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Market Street, undated
    “Market Street, Sydney” – at top of picture
    Post card, coloured
    87. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Martin Place, 1934
    “Martin Place in course of construction. Looking E. from Elizabeth Street – Nov 1934” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    88. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Martin Place, 1934
    “Martin Place in course of construction. Looking East from Castlereagh Street – Nov. 1934” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    89. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – O’Connell Street, undated
    “No. 17 O’Connell Street. Brook House now (1948) on site with same … [?]” & “Bloodworth House (see site on Meehan’s map 1807)” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    90. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – O’Connell Street, undated
    “O’Connell & Bent Sts. (Col. Sugar Coy’s site)” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    91. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – O’Connell Street, undated
    “Glimpses of Old Sydney. Old Sydney and Napoleon” – heading at top of typed notes
    Photograph, sepia toned, and 2 pages of typed notes
    92. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Oxford Street, c. 1900
    “Oxford & Liverpool St.” – inscribed on verso•
    Photograph, black and white
    93. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Oxford Street, c. 1905
    “Flinders, Bourke & Oxford Sts about 1905”- inscribed on verso and below photograph
    Photograph, sepia toned
    94. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Oxford Street, 1906
    “Oxford St. May 1906” – inscribed on verso and below photograph
    Photograph, black and white
    95. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Oxford Street, 1910 – 1914
    1. 1910 – “Oxford St. widening. Photographed 27.11.10 A.G.F.” - verso
    2. 1911 – “Oxford St. widened, western end” - verso
    3. 1911 – “Sept 1911. Oxford St.” - verso
    4. 1914 – “5.4.14. A.G.F. Oxford St. at Bourke St.” - verso
    4 photographs, black and white, on 1 page
    96. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Phillip Street, 1895 – 1904
    “S.W. corner Hunter & Phillip Sts., looking down Hunter St.” – inscribed on verso
    “Dating. Sand’s Directory shows Houghton’s Star Hotel was located on corner of Hunter & Phillip Street only during 1895 – 1904” - verso
    Photograph, black and white
    97. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Phillip Street, 1895 – 1904
    “S.W. corner Hunter & Phillip Sts., looking down Phillip St., site of po… [?] office, one time … [?] school” – inscribed on verso
    “Dating. Sand’s Directory shows Houghton’s Star Hotel was located on corner of Hunter & Phillip Street only during 1895 – 1904” - verso
    Photograph, black and white
    98. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Phillip Street, 1905
    “The old Site [?], Phillip St. 3.2.05 Historical Society excursion” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    99. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Phillip Street, 1917
    “Old Oak Tree, Phillip St. near Bridge. Cut down & photographed April 1917” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    100. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Phillip Street, 1924
    “N.E. corner Phillip & Hunter Sts. Taken 1924 the day the property was sold” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    101. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Phillip Street, c. 1924-35
    “Phillip St. East side, looking South from Bent St.” & “Smith’s Daily Guardian not in 1920, 1923, 1924 dir., in 1929, 1930, 1932-3” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    102. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Phillip Street, 1934
    “Phillip St. near Hunter St. E. side, 19.3.24. R.A. Hunt Comm… [?] of Stamps [?] lived here” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    103. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Phillip Street, 1934
    “Sir Garfield Barwick’s chambers (David Marr, 1980)” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    104. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Phillip Street, undated
    Photograph, sepia toned
    Very similar to picture at no. 103
    105. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Pitt Street, 1883
    1. “Pitt & Park Sts. Criterion Theatre site 1883” – inscribed on verso
    2. “Pitt & Market Sts. N.E. corner 1883” – inscribed on verso
    2 photographs, black and white, on 1 page
    106. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Pitt Street, 1909
    “Site of Brown’s store. Spring St. Feb. 1909” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    107. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Pitt Street, undated
    “Pitt St. South” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    108. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Pitt Street, undated / photograph by A.G.F.
    “S.W. corner, Pitt & Market Sts” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    109. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Pitt Street, undated
    “Pitt St. Last of Terry’s Buildings” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, black and white
    110. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Pitt Street, undated
    “Pitt Street from Spring St.” – inscribed below photograph
    Photograph, sepia toned
    111. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Pitt Street, undated
    “Pitt St. showing old Herald offices” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    112. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Pitt Street, undated
    “Pitt St. east side midway between Liverpool & Goulburn Sts.” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    113. Sydney, N.S.W. – Streets – Pitt Street, undated
    “Pitt St. north of Her Majesty’s Theatre” – inscribed on verso
    Photograph, sepia toned
    Rectangular red mark in bottom right quarter of photograph
    Negative available at FM1 / 3858
  • System of arrangement
    Filed alphabetically by subject, location and/or name, and numbered
  • Source
    Transferred from the SPF file, Mitchell Library Reading Room, 2013
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright restrictions may apply: Photographs in this collection created before 1955 are all out of copyright. Photographs created after 1955 are in copyright for the life of creator plus 70 years.
    Copyright holder:: This collection has multiple rights owners
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
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