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    [View north along Macquarie Street, between Bent and Bridge Streets, Sydney / attributed to Freeman Brothers]
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    Photographs - albumen photoprint - 23.5 x approx. 27.5 cm. - Torn and missing edge at right
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    Identified and attributed by Alan Davies, Curator of Photographs, Mitchell Library, Sept 2001
    One of a series of views of Sydney, taken by Freeman Brothers, from a chamber (45 ft high) erected over the statue of Sir Richard Bourke. The panorama was commissioned to assist architects in Europe to compete for designs for the intended new Houses of Parliament, on the site of the Orphan School. -- Reference: Sydney Morning Herald, 13 May 1859 `Photographic views of Sydney' p.9
    `Sydney' 14 part panorama by Freeman Brothers, 1859, held in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Library, London. -- Reference: The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust of Australia / report by Alan Davies, 1986 Fellow. Project: The location and identification of Australian photographs, particularly of the Nineteenth Century, in British Institutions. (p.15)
    Digital order no:a089562
    This item has been catalogued and digitised under a project funded and supported by the State Library of New South Wales Foundation, 2001.
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