Old photos of Goulburn, New South Wales

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History of city Goulburn, New South Wales in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Goulburn is a regional city in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia approximately 195 kilometres (121 mi) south-west of Sydney, Australia, and 90 kilometres (56 mi) north-east of Canberra. It was proclaimed to be Australia's first inland city through letters patent by Queen Victoria in 1863. Goulburn is the seat of Goulburn Mulwaree Council.

Goulburn is a railhead on the Main Southern line, a service centre for the surrounding pastoral industry, and also stopover for those travelling on the Hume Highway. (Wiki)

Date of foundation: 1833


Population: 23 005

Sights: Goulburn has a central park and many historic buildings. It is also home to the monument the Big Merino, a sculpture that is the world's largest concrete constructed sheep.

Goulburn. Auburn Street, 1871
Auburn Street, 1871
Goulburn. Auburn Street, 1872
Auburn Street, from T.W. Jacob's saddlery, 1872
Goulburn. Auburn Street, 1875
Auburn Street, circa 1875
Goulburn. Church, 1871
Church, 1871
Goulburn. Gold mines, circa 1875
Gold mines, Goulburn district, circa 1875
Goulburn. Main street, circa 1875
Main street, circa 1875
Goulburn. Market Street, circa 1875
Market Street, looking from Dickson's Commercial Hotel towards Auburn Street, circa 1875
Goulburn. Railway Station
Railway Station and goods shed

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.

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