Tuesday, January 18, 2011
A view of Sydney, 1823
Imagine the excitement when the blog saw this reproduction of an 1823 view of Sydney while touring the Hyde Park Barracks, the building that served as home to the convict work gangs. How did a penal colony founded in 1788 acquire an obelisk so quickly? And, more important, does this obelisk still stand?
Posted by S. E. Fahrbach at 6:10 AM