Newtown garbage tip, 1900

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Where: 1 B Bridge Rd, Glebe NSW 2037, Australia

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When: 17 July 1900

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From a series of images showing the areas in Sydney affected by the outbreak of Bubonic Plague in 1900. Taken by Mr. John Degotardi, Jr., photographer from the Department of Public Works, the images depict the state of the houses and 'slum' buildings at the time of the outbreak and the cleansing and disinfecting operations which followed.

Newtown garbage tip and punt, Blackwattle Bay
Dated: c. 17/07/1900
Digital ID: 12487_a021_a021000004
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    • 06/Jan/2009 13:44:27

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Sydney's Inner West, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

5 months ago a contributor from Vaucluse, Australia suggested this image location is -33.8747, 151.191

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5 months ago a contributor from Vaucluse, Australia suggested this image is from 1900

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5 months ago a contributor from Vaucluse, Australia suggested this image is from 1900

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