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New South Wales Collection

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: British battleship HMS King George V, Sydney, Australia, 1945

British battleship HMS King George V, Sydney, Australia, 1945. King George V after arriving from Tokyo where she had been present at the surrender of Japan

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Captain James Cook taking possession of New South Wales in the name of the British Crown, 1770

Captain James Cook taking possession of New South Wales in the name of the British Crown, 1770. James Cook (1728-1779), English explorer, navigator and hydrographer, made three voyages of discovery

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, 1886. Artist: Albert Henry Fullwood

Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, 1886. Artist: Albert Henry Fullwood
Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, 1886. Parramatta is today a western suburb of Sydney. The town was originally founded in 1788

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: View on the Parramatta River, c1900. Creator: Unknown

View on the Parramatta River, c1900. Creator: Unknown
View on the Parramatta River, c1900. From " 50 Picturesque Photographic Views of Sydney and Surroundings". [Swain & Co. Sydney]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Botanical Gardens of Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown

The Botanical Gardens of Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown
The Botanical Gardens of Sydney, 1901. Opened in 1816, with key elements designed by Charles Moore and Joseph Maiden, built under the supervision of Allan and Richard Cunningham

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Our Colonial Empire - Three Australian Mayors, 1886. Creator: Unknown

Our Colonial Empire - Three Australian Mayors, 1886. Creator: Unknown
Our Colonial Empire - Three Australian Mayors, 1886. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper Volume 33. January to June, 1886"

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: North America divided into its III principall [sic] parts, 1685. Creator: Philip Lea

North America divided into its III principall [sic] parts, 1685. Creator: Philip Lea
North America divided into its III principall [sic] parts, 1685. This map, North America Divided into its III Principal Parts

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Suspension Bridge, North Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Suspension Bridge, North Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Suspension Bridge, North Sydney, 1901. Suspension Bridge known as the Long Gully Bridge, connecting Cammeray and Northbridge a suburb of Sydney over the Murray River, built in 1889

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Gladesville Asylum for the Insane, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Gladesville Asylum for the Insane, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Gladesville Asylum for the Insane, New South Wales, 1901. Gladesville Mental Hospital, a psychiatric hospital established in the suburb of Gladesville, New South Wales in 1838

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: New South Wales, from Flags of All Nations, Series 2 (N10) for Allen &

New South Wales, from Flags of All Nations, Series 2 (N10) for Allen &
New South Wales, from Flags of All Nations, Series 2 (N10) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands, 1890

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: General Post Office, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown

General Post Office, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown
General Post Office, Sydney, 1901. Landmark building on Martin Place, Sydney, New South Wales, constructed from 1866, designed under guidance of Architect James Barnet in Victorian Renaissance Style

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: George Street, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown

George Street, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown
George Street, Sydney, 1901. Sydneys original high street, formally named after King George III by Governor Lachlan Macquarie in 1810. From " Federated Australia"

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: A New South Wales Station Homestead, 1901. Creator: Unknown

A New South Wales Station Homestead, 1901. Creator: Unknown
A New South Wales Station Homestead, 1901. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Cruising in Port Jackson, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Cruising in Port Jackson, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Cruising in Port Jackson, 1901. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: A Sydney Steam Tram, 1901. Creator: Unknown

A Sydney Steam Tram, 1901. Creator: Unknown
A Sydney Steam Tram, 1901. Steam trams were introduced for the International Exhibition of 1879. Sydney, founded as a British penal colony in 1788

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Circular Quay, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown

The Circular Quay, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown
The Circular Quay, Sydney, 1901. Sydney Cove, on which Circular Quay is located, was the site of initial landing of the First Fleet in Port Jackson on 26 January 1788

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: A Sydney Street View, 1901. Creator: Unknown

A Sydney Street View, 1901. Creator: Unknown
A Sydney Street View, 1901. Sydney, founded as a British penal colony in 1788 and following the depression of the 1890s, became one of six colonies who agreed to form the federation of

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: A Winter Scene in New England, 1901. Creator: Unknown

A Winter Scene in New England, 1901. Creator: Unknown
A Winter Scene in New England, 1901. New England or New England North West, an undefined region in the north of New South Wales, occupied by Kamilaroi Indigenous Australians for thousands of years

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Victoria Gardens, Windsor, 1901. Creator: Unknown

The Victoria Gardens, Windsor, 1901. Creator: Unknown
The Victoria Gardens, Windsor, 1901. Settlement of Windsor was first established c1791. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Hawkesbury Bridge, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown

The Hawkesbury Bridge, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown
The Hawkesbury Bridge, New South Wales, 1901. Hawkesbury River railway bridge was a major engineering feat of the 1880s, work on a replacement bridge commenced in 1939

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Pitt Street, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Pitt Street, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Pitt Street, Sydney, 1901. Assumed to be named after British Prime Minister William Pitt, the road ended close to water tanks or " pits" excavated in 1791-1792 as a source of fresh water

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Blue Mountains, 1901. Creator: Unknown

The Blue Mountains, 1901. Creator: Unknown
The Blue Mountains, 1901. Eucalyptus forests in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney in New South Wales, inhabited for millennia by the Gundungurra people. From " Federated Australia"

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Brickfield Hill, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Brickfield Hill, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Brickfield Hill, Sydney, 1901. Brickfield Hill, a district of inner city Sydney, served the colonys growing need for bricks, today part of the suburb of Surry Hills

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Meat Works, near Grafton, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Meat Works, near Grafton, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Meat Works, near Grafton, New South Wales, 1901. Abattoir at Grafton on the Clarence River. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Custom House, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Custom House, Sydney, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Custom House, Sydney, 1901. Located in the Circular Quay, built to designs of Mortimer Lewis as a two-storey Georgian structure in 1845 under administration of Governor Sir George Gipps

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Loddon Falls, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Loddon Falls, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Loddon Falls, New South Wales, 1901. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Fern Growth, Illawarra, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Fern Growth, Illawarra, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Fern Growth, Illawarra, New South Wales, 1901. Illawarra is a region of the Australian state of New South Wales. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Silver King Mine, Sunny Corner, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown

The Silver King Mine, Sunny Corner, New South Wales, 1901. Creator: Unknown
The Silver King Mine, Sunny Corner, New South Wales, 1901. Sunny Corner grew following the discovery of silver in the area in 1884. From " Federated Australia"

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Lake Macquarie, from Toronto, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Lake Macquarie, from Toronto, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Lake Macquarie, from Toronto, 1901.Named after Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in honour of Edward Hanlan, a Canadian world-champion sculler who visited Australia in 1884

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Club House Hotel, Narrabri, 1901. Creator: Unknown

The Club House Hotel, Narrabri, 1901. Creator: Unknown
The Club House Hotel, Narrabri, 1901. Before arrival of Europeans in the early 19th century, Narrabri was home to the Gamilaroi people, Narrabri was proclaimed a town in 1860

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: On the Illawarra Road, N. S. W. 1901. Creator: Unknown

On the Illawarra Road, N. S. W. 1901. Creator: Unknown
On the Illawarra Road, N.S.W. 1901. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: A Bridge at Lismore, 1901. Creator: Unknown

A Bridge at Lismore, 1901. Creator: Unknown
A Bridge at Lismore, 1901. Lismore in northeastern New South Wales, has a European history beginning c1843. From " Federated Australia". [The Werner Company, London, 1901]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Katoomba and Jamieson Basins, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, 1908

The Katoomba and Jamieson Basins, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, 1908....showing the " Three Sisters" Rocks

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Mosmans Bay, Sydney, Australia, c1909. Creator: George Rose

Mosmans Bay, Sydney, Australia, c1909. Creator: George Rose
Mosmans Bay, Sydney, Australia, c1909. A birds eye view, showing one of the ferry boats at the Cremorne Wharf. The coast at Mosman Bay in New South Wales

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Grose Valley, Blue Mountains, N. S. W. Australia, 1909. Creator: George Rose

The Grose Valley, Blue Mountains, N. S. W. Australia, 1909. Creator: George Rose
The Grose Valley, Blue Mountains, N.S.W. Australia, 1909. Extensive view of the abrupt cliffs near Govetts Leap. One of a set of stereocard views by George Rose

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Orphan and Indian Face Rocks, ... Blue Mountains, N.S.W. Australia, 1909. Creator

The Orphan and Indian Face Rocks, ... Blue Mountains, N.S.W. Australia, 1909. Creator
The Orphan and Indian Face Rocks, overlooking the Katoomba Basin, Blue Mountains, N.S.W. Australia, 1909. One of a set of stereocard views by George Rose

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Federation of Australia, 1901... Signing the Oath by Lord Hopetoun at Sydney

The Federation of Australia, 1901... Signing the Oath by Lord Hopetoun at Sydney
The Federation of Australia, 1901: The Ceremony of Signing the Oath by Lord Hopetoun at Sydney on New Years Day, 1901. John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun (1860-1908)

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Sydney Harbour Bridge from the City, c1948. Creator: Unknown

Sydney Harbour Bridge from the City, c1948. Creator: Unknown
Sydney Harbour Bridge from the City, c1948. From " Newnes Pictorial Knowledge Volume 3". [George Newnes Limited, London]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Town Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1896. Creator: C Wilkinson

Town Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1896. Creator: C Wilkinson
Town Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1896. From " Cassells History of England - Special Edition, Vol. V." [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris, New York & Melbourne, c1890]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Elizabeth Bay, Sydney Harbour. N. S. W Creator: Unknown

Elizabeth Bay, Sydney Harbour. N. S. W Creator: Unknown
Elizabeth Bay, Sydney Harbour. N.S.W.. View of the coast in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Postcard

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The New Town Hall, Sydney, Australia, 1895. Creator: York & Son

The New Town Hall, Sydney, Australia, 1895. Creator: York & Son
The New Town Hall, Sydney, Australia, 1895. Sydney Town Hall, on George Street, was completed in 1889. From " Round the World in Pictures and Photographs

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: George Street, Sydney, Australia, 1895. Creator: York & Son

George Street, Sydney, Australia, 1895. Creator: York & Son
George Street, Sydney, Australia, 1895. Horse-drawn vehicles on Sydneys original high street. From " Round the World in Pictures and Photographs

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: View from the North Shore, Sydney, Australia, 1895. Creator: York & Son

View from the North Shore, Sydney, Australia, 1895. Creator: York & Son
View from the North Shore, Sydney, Australia, 1895. The city and harbour, before the bridge was built. From " Round the World in Pictures and Photographs

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: The Proclamation of the Commonwealth of Australia at Sydney on January 1st, 1901, c1930

The Proclamation of the Commonwealth of Australia at Sydney on January 1st, 1901, c1930. View of crowds attending the official ceremony in Centennial Park, when the Governor-General, Lord Hopetoun

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Town Hall, Sydney, c1900. Creator: Unknown

Town Hall, Sydney, c1900. Creator: Unknown
Town Hall, Sydney, c1900. From " 50 Picturesque Photographic Views of Sydney and Surroundings". [Swain & Co. Sydney]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: Circular Quay, c1900. Creator: Unknown

Circular Quay, c1900. Creator: Unknown
Circular Quay, c1900. From " 50 Picturesque Photographic Views of Sydney and Surroundings". [Swain & Co. Sydney]

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: New South Wales Aborigines - King Billy and his A. D. C. s, c1900. Creator: Unknown

New South Wales Aborigines - King Billy and his A. D. C. s, c1900. Creator: Unknown
New South Wales Aborigines - Jimmy Clements and his A.D.C. s, c1900. Jimmy Clements (c1847 -1927) was an Aboriginal elder from the Wiradjuri tribe in Australia

Background imageNew South Wales Collection: View on the Lane Cove River, c1900. Creator: Unknown

View on the Lane Cove River, c1900. Creator: Unknown
View on the Lane Cove River, c1900. From " 50 Picturesque Photographic Views of Sydney and Surroundings". [Swain & Co. Sydney]



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