The Lands Office, Sydney 1895

Picture of The Lands Office in 1895, Sydney, New South Wales. Read about the running of the Department of Lands and Survey in NSW in 1896.

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St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney 1895

A contemporary article about the laying of the Foundation Stone of St Andrew’s Cathedral Sydney – 16 May 1837 – one of the greatest events in the colony witnessed by the multitude of Sydney – 600 children dined on roast beef and plumb pudding – A picture of St Andrew’s Cathedral in 1895 – Sydney, New South Wales.

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New South Wales Post and Telegraph Department 1895

The total number of persons employed on 31st December, 1895, in the various branches of the Post and Telegraph Department, excluding mail contractors, was 5,063, and the average annual salary was nearly £87 per annum. – Picture of the General Post Office Sydney 1895

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Broken Hill Silver Mines 1896

Excerpt from an article titled Mining Industry, by W. H. J. Slee, Esq., F.G.S., Chief Inspector of Mines, &c. – published in “New South Wales: the mother colony of the Australias” (1896) – Picture of Broken Hill Silver Mines 1896 – New South Wales.

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Willandra Weir, Lachlan River, New South Wales 1896

Excerpt from an article titled Water Conservation, Irrigation, and Drainage by H. G. McKinney, M. Inst. C.E., Chief Engineer for Water Conservation – published in “New South Wales: the mother colony of the Australias” (1896) Picture of the Willanora Weir on the Lachlan River in 1896

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