King Street, Sydney, looking east from George Street

Format: Glass plate negative.


Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.


Repository: Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum


Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection


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

  • BobMeade 7y

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

    Sydney in 1888 by State Records NSW
  • Lú_ 6y

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

  • beachcomberaustralia 6y

    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 -
    King Street, Sydney, Centenary 1888 by Powerhouse Museum Collection
    . There were flags and bunting celebrating the centenary.
  • beachcomberaustralia 6y

    Popular corner - see:
    Trams, King Street, Sydney by Powerhouse Museum Collection
    King Street, Sydney by Powerhouse Museum Collection
  • ADAM 4y

    Another matching after photo, I will try and take a few more when I can
    King Street, Sydney
  • quasymody 3y

    There's a similar (but later) view in this group of pics titled 'Christmas in Sydney' from a December 1902 Sydney the 1902 pics the Sydney Mail appears to have blanked out many of the adverts -
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Taken circa 1900
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