Australian Landscapes

Hill End, New South Wales

15/10/2014 suggpixc 0

Hill End owes its existence to the New South Wales gold rush of the 1850s, and at its peak in the early 1870s it had a population estimated at 8,000 served by two newspapers, five […]

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Early Sydney Pictures – The Tyrrell Collection

17/07/2014 suggpixc 0

The Tyrrell Collection consists of 7903 glass plate negatives from the studios of Charles Kerry (1857-1928) and Henry King (1855-1923) who had two of Sydney’s principal photographic studios in the late 1800s and early 1900s. […]

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History of Warwick Qld

30/05/2014 suggpixc 3

History of  Warwick: Patrick Leslie and his two brothers originally settled in the area as squatters, naming their run Canning Downs.  In 1847 the NSW government asked Leslie to select a site on his station […]

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