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. Continue Reading →

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 Continue Reading →