[Sydney from Town Hall Tower, view looking north over the corner of George Street and Druitt Street, 1873]

(1876). [Sydney from Town Hall Tower, view looking north over the corner of George Street and Druitt Street, 1873].

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Title [Sydney from Town Hall Tower, view looking north over the corner of George Street and Druitt Street, 1873]
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1876
Year available 2015
Contributor Robinson, Francis W. (Whitfield)
Series Album of photographic views of Sydney, F3463
Type image/tiff
Original Format Album; albumen print, sepia; 30 x 36 cm.
Source Album of photographic views of Sydney, F3463, page 9
Rights Copyright expired
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The Album of photographic views of Sydney contains 24 albumen prints (20 x 25cm) mounted on boards in a green album with gold and red embossed cover. Views include public buildings, University of Sydney, some inner suburbs, and views of the bays.

The album was presented to Lewis Adolphus Bernays by Eliezer Levi Montefiore and Jules François De Sales Joubert, Commissioners for New South Wales at the inaugural Queensland Exhibition, the Intercolonial Exhibition, in Brisbane on 26 August 1876. Bernays was a Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1859 to 1908.
Keyword Photographs – Catalogs
Sydney (Nsw.) -- Pictorial works
Bernays, Lewis Adolphus (1831–1908)
Montefiore, Eliezer Levi, 1820-1894
Joubert, Jules François De Sales, 1824-1907
Robinson, Francis W. (Whitfield)
Sydney Town Hall (Sydney, Nsw.)
Sydney (Nsw.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
City & town views
George Street (Sydney, Nsw.)
Druitt Street (Sydney, Nsw.)
George Street Markets (Sydney, Nsw.)
References NSCA SRC18056 1873 Town Hall clock tower view. City of Sydney Archives.

Robinson, Francis W. (Whitfield) (1873). Panorama of Sydney taken from Sydney Town Hall, 1873 / photographer Frances Robinson. SPF / 1626. State Library of NSW, Sydney.

Views of Sydney. (1873, December 5). The Sydney Morning Herald, p. 4. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13327865
Additional Notes Donated by M. Tripcony, December 1968.

One of ten photographs making up a panoramic view of the Sydney skyline. This Album contains nine of the photographs. Photographed in 1873 by Francis W. Robinson of 6 Wynyard-square, Sydney.

View showing at left the Central Police Court with Central Markets and Market Street behind (now site of Queen Victoria Building, QVB). The General Post Office (GPO) and Circular Quay can be seen in distance. St James Church is at right. Signs on shops along George Street include 'Turner Tailor' (484 George St), 'J.R. Love Wholesale Grocer' (504 George St), 'Boot Warehouse', 'Hanks' Grocer (520 George St), 'Macmaster' & 'A.J. Watt & Co' (532 & 534 George St) .

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