Try to find the spot where the photographer was standing.
I am not sure, but I think this is now the Louis Vuitton store. It looks like the building has been rebuilt with more floors, but the basic plan is similar.
Google street view: maps.google.com.au/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&...
Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Pubs of Australia, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
I was wrong, it is across the street on the NW corner of Castlereagh and King streets. Where the MLC Centre now is See street name note and shadows.
I see that the photo has been dated as 1888 from the skating rink opening banner on the Digital ID link above.
Google Street View - maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ll=-33.868683,151.209734&a...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/beachcomberaustralia So it has been updated in Photo Investigator, I will update the date here.
Thursday 21 June was in: 1888; 1894; 1900; 1906
This Castlereagh St. photo is also likely to date to 1888, as it has precisely the same "vignetting":
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pellethepoet Yes, they almost join - just that one building between them, The Theatre Royal (see comments on other photo).
2 weeks ago
a contributor from Pyrmont, Australia suggested this image
location is -33.869, 151.21