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An Old Swamp in the City

An Old Swamp in the City

The new decade began in Australia with an apocalyptic vision of drought, fire and flood, but it’s always a bit of shock to Sydney when natural disasters sneak up on the inner city too. Last week as flood waters in Marrickville submerged cars, factories, studios,...

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Children in classroom at Blackfriars Public School c1913, State Records New South Wales (15051_a047_001280)
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Violet McKenzie reading 1915 courtesy ExWrans

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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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