Surry Hills 3

Pics from round and about of where I live, now and as it was long ago. Note the acknowledgements and, where relevant, links.

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David Moore (1927–2003): Surry Hills 1948, and (right) Surry Hills Boy (1948).

I began travelling to school from Sutherland through Surry Hills in 1955!

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June 11th 1901. Campbell Street Surry Hills. The tame kangaroo in this inner urban setting undercuts the stereotyped images of native fauna surrounded by gum trees and open plains which were appearing in various popular genres in this post-Federation period. Photo linked to excellent information.

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Terraces in Marlborough Street — I have just delivered The South Sydney Herald to these very ones…

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The Rabbit will recognise this one: the Shakespeare Hotel in Devonshire Street — my “local”.

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