Colonial neighbours: Reynolds’ cottages

Did you know there are three cottages side by side on Harrington Street in The Rocks which have survived for 187 years! Writer and historian, Melissa Holmes, has researched extensively about Reynolds’ cottages and their previous inhabitants for the Dictionary of... read more

The Bubonic Plague in Sydney

Have you been struck down by the lurgy this winter?  Lisa’s been looking for a silver lining from her sick bed, and has been giving thanks that no matter how bad she’s been feeling, at least it’s not the bubonic plague! This morning she & Nic had... read more

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PIC: Man reading newspaper on deck of ferry approaching Circular Quay, 1906. By Harold Cazneaux. Contributed by National Library of Australia [nla.pic-an23242011].



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Detail from MS Hill's 1888 map 'The City of Sydney',  a birds-eye view over the city looking to the south and west across Darling Harbour. http://dictionaryofsydney.org/image/97526

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