Fold out photographs of Sydney scenes

Made 1926-1935

Since the advent of railway lines and trams Australians have been able to easily pursue travel, a much loved leisure activity that continues today. Advertising and the production of memorabilia such as photographs and postcards promoted travel, and improvements in working conditions from the beginning of the twentieth century led to more leisure time for many Australians, creating an ever increasing tourist market.

At the beginning of the twentieth century a concerted effort was made by the New...


Souvenir fold-out colour photolithographs of Sydney scenes and suburbs, reproduced from originals. There are eighteen photolithographs in total, each with a white border and the location of the photograph. Locations include, 'Lavender Bay', 'On the Beach, Coogee', 'Neutral Bay from Kirribilli Pt', 'The Beach, Coogee', 'Clontarf, Middle Harbour', 'Double Bay', 'Parramatta and Lane Cove Rivers from Greenwich', 'Hunters Hill, Parramatta River', 'Parramatta River', 'Wynyard Square', 'Circular Quay', 'Circular Quay, 'George St. at Town Hall', 'Hunter St. from Pitt St.', 'Entrance to Gardens and Domain', 'Martin Place and G.P.O., Brady's Point, Middle Harbour' and 'Sydney Harbour from Woollahra Pt.'.


155 mm
105 mm


The fold-out photolithographs were made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1926-1935.


Gift of Mrs Joyce White, 2007

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Fold out photographs of Sydney scenes 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 March 2017, <>
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