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Argyle Cut, Sydney, 1872 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086C/7

Scope and Contents

285 x 230 mm. A view looking down Argyle Street and through the Cut, a passage cut through solid rock in the 1840s by convict labour. Made to give access from the Circular Quay to Millers Point and at the time of its construction was Sydney's Chinatown.


  • 1872 - 1895

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, slight fading at edges.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2003-07-18 09:26:41+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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