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As bubonic plague broke out in Sydney in January 1900, there was fear The Rocks would be severely affected due to much of it being unsanitary. Cleansing operations began with the City Council in February 1900, but were later taken over by the State Government. Kent Street, depicted here, was one of many regularly quarantined and washed down with lime wash.
Harold CAZNEAUX 1878–1953, New Zealand Argyle Cut, The Rocks, Sydney NSW Australia. 1912 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
Australia, 1918 -- "A group of women are a study in expressions at the ANZAC Buffet in Hyde Park, Sydney where relatives waited to welcome home their loved ones."
March 12, 1921 Edith Cowan is The first woman elected to an Australian parliament. - Click on Photo for more
ANZAC soldier taunting Turkish snipers during the Gallipolli Campaign. 1915
The Jaws of Death, Grampians National Park (1947). State Library of Victoria.