• Currently the Darrel Lea shop, see the detail in a recent photo:
    flickr.com/photos/danox/318904922/ - james.morris
  • Originally a shopfront & warehouse in 1860s, later a pub. Known as Belfield's in 1910 - it was where Walter Lindrum first honed his skills as a pool player
    Became Darrell Lea store 1957 - agrippinamaior
  • In the basement of a tall building here is a Coles Express. - Japester68
  • Woodhill & Grayson, signwriters, 78 King St - quasymody

King Street, Sydney, looking east from George Street

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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_Ph otographic

Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection

General information about the Powerhouse Museum Collection is available at www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database

Persistent URL: http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/?irn=31768

Acquisition credit line: Gift of Australian Consolidated Press under the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1985

Gracie's Daddie, Peter Ellis, and 9 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. BobMeade 70 months ago | reply

    Try comparing this photograph with one taken on 21 April, 1888 over at State Records NSW:

    www.flickr.com/photos/state-records-nsw/2697148251/

  2. Lú_ 60 months ago | reply

    This photograph is part of the Indicommons.org then-and-now feature Then and … Then?


  3. beachcomberaustralia 57 months ago | reply

    No cable tram lines in King Street - this photo must be must be pre-1894.
    Henry King did take other pictures of King Street, one of them dated 1888 like the Bayliss photo - www.flickr.com/photos/powerhouse_museum/2363501042/ . There were flags and bunting celebrating the centenary.

  4. walkeradam35 35 months ago | reply

    Another matching after photo, I will try and take a few more when I can
    King Street, Sydney

  5. quasymody 21 months ago | reply

    There's a similar (but later) view in this group of pics titled 'Christmas in Sydney' from a December 1902 Sydney Mail...in the 1902 pics the Sydney Mail appears to have blanked out many of the adverts - news.google.com/newspapers?id=Qm1VAAAAIBAJ&sjid=Y5UDA...

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