Tags: Historical

Circa 1885 – “Coogee Bay, Sydney”, New South Wales, Australia (restored version) – Sydney Picture

FULL ZOOM VIEWER drive.google.com/file/d/0BxEdtYPaohtbZFB3M2p4NFl3cFU/view… ****************************** IMAGE INFO – The viewpoint for this historic & rare image is looking southwards from where the future Arden Street climbs the hill northwards from Bream Street towards what will be the hillside suburb of South Coogee. – I have dated the image mid-way between 1882 & 1887 (ie circa…

Circa 1895 – “Coogee Bay”, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (restored version) – Sydney Picture

FULL ZOOM VIEWER drive.google.com/file/d/0BxEdtYPaohtbVlpSMTVETm9yNXc/view… ****************************** IMAGE INFO – The viewpoint for this historic & rare image is looking northwards, from where the future Arden Street / Dudley Street intersection would be. – I have dated the image to Circa 1895, since – (a) the iconic domed Coogee Palace Aquarium building & adjacent swimming baths have…

HMAS SYDNEY moored at East Circular Quay – Sydney Picture

HMAS SYDNEY is seen mooring against the backdrop of the Sydney Harbour Bridge after returning from the Mediterranean Sea and service with the 7th Cruiser Squadron. Visible on SYDNEY’s port side is the geometric, dazzle paint scheme that was put on immediately after the Cape Spada action against Italian cruiser BARTOLOMEO COLLEONI. The arrival of…

Heena Miss Cola Puri – Sydney Picture

Image published by Shakreez on 2006-12-14 05:28:20 and used under Creative Commons license. Tagged: , baby , face , portrait , fashion , 06 , africa , amsterdam , animals , april , architecture , art , august , australia , autumn , barcelona , beach , berlin , birthday , black , blackandwhite ,…

16 November 1929 – “Coogee Beach – Opening of Shark-Proof Enclosure, 16 Nov 1929 by the Mayor of Randwick”, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (restored version) – Sydney Picture

FULL ZOOM VIEWER drive.google.com/file/d/0BxEdtYPaohtbZ1JfMkJUMENWMWc/view… ****************************** IMAGE INFO – Photographer’s viewpoint for this stunning, massive crowd-filled panorama is looking northwards from an elevated position in a building just south of the intersection of Beach & Carr streets at Coogee. – A report in the following day’s edition of The Sun (Sydney) quotes "..Alderman Jennings stated that…

Circa mid 1889 – No. 941 “Coogee Bay, Sydney”, New South Wales, Australia (restored version) – Sydney Picture

FULL ZOOM VIEWER drive.google.com/file/d/0BxEdtYPaohtbcFhXRWhkMGlvZ1U/view… ****************************** IMAGE INFO – The viewpoint for this historic & rare image is looking southwards from where the future Arden Street climbs the hill northwards from Bream Street. – The image is dated circa mid 1889, since the Coogee Palace & Aquarium have been built (first opened 23 December 1887) &…

Market Street, Sydney – Sydney Picture

Format: Glass plate negative. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/collection=The_Tyrrell_Photographic Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection General information about the Powerhouse Museum Collection is available at www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database Persistent URL: www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=28750 Acquisition credit line: Gift of Australian Consolidated Press under the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1985 Image…

Goat island, Historic Cottages, Sydney Harbour. – Sydney Picture

Goat Island is a rocky island in Sydney Harbour. It is about 400 m by 200 m in size and is located north-west of the Sydney central business district. Goat Island lies off the shores of the Sydney suburbs of Balmain and Millers Point, at the junction of Darling Harbour with the main channel of…

The Rocks – Sydney Picture

Historical warehouses in Sydney which have been converted into restaurants Image published by Simon_sees on 2013-09-04 12:57:33 and used under Creative Commons license. Tagged: , sandstone , australia , holiday , vacation , travel , sightseeing , historical , history , architecture , heritage , sydney

King Street, Sydney, looking east from George Street – Sydney Picture

Format: Glass plate negative. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/collection=The_Tyrrell_Photographic Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection General information about the Powerhouse Museum Collection is available at www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database Persistent URL: www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=31768 Acquisition credit line: Gift of Australian Consolidated Press under the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1985 Image…

Hold the Sydney 2000 Olympic torch at Camden Historical Society meeting The Camden Historical Society's meeting tomorrow night will feature a talk by president John Wrigley about the museum's most interesting treasures including the Sydney 2000 Olympic torch and Paralympic torches. "We're looking at them this week because … Full News here – Read more…