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Historic Sydney : the founding of Australia

De Vries, Susanna, 1935-2013
Books, Manuscripts
The book is an important record of Sydney suburbs, colonial mansions, convict cottages and part of the city that have been destroyed as well as areas that have been restored and are part of Australia's heritage.
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Salisbury Brisbane Queensland Boolarong Press 2013
160 pages illustrations (some colour) maps
1983 edition published under the title: Historic Sydney and its early artists
The founding of Australia -- George Street, Australia's first high street -- Australia's first hospital -- A French spy at Sydney Cove -- Macquarie Street from Campbell's Cove -- Robert Campbell and Sydney's first private wharf -- The artful delinquent paints Sydney Cove -- The Rocks by John Eyre, convict artist -- Miller's Point and Darling Harbour in 1845 -- Macquarie's Sydney -- The Military Hospital and the Fort Street School -- The taverns of the Rocks -- Miller's Point and the Last Windmill -- Old Sydney streets -- Samuel Elyard and the Queen's wharf -- The charm of the Rocks -- Building the Argyle Cut -- The Rocks by Sir William Elliot Johnson, painter and politician -- Crime and punishment in George Street -- Bungaree, King of Sydney -- King Bungaree and Queen Cora Gooseberry -- George Street in 1798 -- George Street in 1883 -- The building of the Town Hall -- George Street and the gold rush -- The first Post Office in Australia -- David Jones opens in George Street -- The power and prestige of the Post Office -- The old George Street markets -- St. Mark's Church, Darling Point -- St. James' Church, King Street -- The saga of the Governors' residences -- The New Government House -- The burning of the Garden Palace -- John Boston's Domain windmill -- Fort Macquarie -- The South Head Lighthouse -- The Tank Stream -- In the Domain -- Bridge Street -- The convict builders of Sydney -- The Carter Barracks and the Treadmill -- Lyons Terrace, Liverpool Street -- The Hyde Park Barracks -- The Customs House and Circular Quay -- Building Circular Quay -- The Sydney Morning Herald and the gold rush -- Berry's Bay and Wollstonecraft -- Darling Point and Carthona -- Double Bay and Lindesay -- The views from Vaucluse -- The prince of Point Piper -- Elizabeth Bay -- North Sydney and Conrad Martens -- The paddocks of Paddington -- The first lady of Annandale -- Balmain and T.S. Mort -- The University of Sydney -- Cleveland House, Surry Hills -- Ben Boyd and Neutral Bay -- Manly and Mosman Bay -- The first ferries -- The Sydney regatta -- A proposal for bridging the Harbour -- Genesis and growth 1788-1888
9781922109934 (paperback)
Dewey class:
994.41 HIS
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