Beautiful Images of Newcastle in the 1870s from the State Library of Victoria

These wonderful postcard image Views of Newcastle from the mid-1870s are available in both jpg and tif format from the State Library of Victoria site here: http://search.slv.vic.gov.au/primo_library/libweb/action/dlDisplay.do?vid=MAIN&docId=SLV_VOYAGER2517591&fn=permalink

Click on the images to see the higher resolution jpgs generated from the original tif images. Dr Ann Hardy has located very similar postcard images in the Holtermann collection at the State Library of NSW. They have unfortunately not been digitised yet. You can read her posts concerning this collection through the Hunter Regional Branch of the National Trust site: http://nationaltrust-hunternewcastleregion.blogspot.com.au/2014/01/the-holtermann-collection-featured-in.html and on the Radio ABC1233 Newcastle site here: http://www.abc.net.au/local/photos/2014/01/28/3933315.htm

View of Newcastle Looking West from the Old Gaol (Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)
View of Newcastle N.S.W. Looking West from the Old Gaol (H4141651 – Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)

 

Continuation of View of Newcastle Looking West from the Old Gaol (H141653 - Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)
Continuation of View of Newcastle Looking West from the Old Gaol (H141653 – Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)

 

View of Lake Macquarie Road Looking S.S.W. from Church Street ( H141645 - Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)
View of Lake Macquarie Road, Newcastle N.S.W.,  Looking S.S.W. from Church Street ( H141645 – Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)

 

View of Lighthouse (Nobby's) Newcastle (H141652-Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)
View of Lighthouse (Nobby’s) Newcastle, N.S.W.  (H141652-Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)

 

View of Newcastle from Church Street (H141545-Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)
View of Newcastle N.S.W. from Church Street Looking N.E., Showing the Entrance of Harbor. (H141545-Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)

 

View of Newcastle from Queens Wharf Looking S.W. (H141643a - Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)
View of Newcastle N.S.W., from Queen’s Wharf Looking S.W. (H141643a – Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)

 

View of Newcastle Harbor Looking North (H141651a-Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)
View of Newcastle Harbour Looking North (H141651a-Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)

 

View of Newcastle Looking West from the Captain Allan's Hill (H141644-Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)
View of Newcastle N.S.W., Looking West, from the Captain Allan’s Hill (H141644-Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)

 

View of Queen's Wharf, Newcastle Looking North East (H141646-Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)
View of Queen’s Wharf, Newcastle N.S.W., Looking North East (H141646-Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria)

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