65-73 Hunter Street Newcastle in 1891

65-73 Hunter Street 1891 montage of Ralph Snowball glass negative photographs assembled by Robert Watson 2017.

Robert Watson has stitched together two Ralph Snowball glass negative images of the streetscape of 65-73 Hunter Street held at the University of Newcastle’s Cultural Collections (Archives), and promoted in the Newcastle Herald through their Archival Revival Feature on Hunter Shops on the 30 March 2017.

The originals are on our flickr site here:

3 thoughts on “65-73 Hunter Street Newcastle in 1891

  1. My g g grandfather Joseph Hollinshead and two of his sons operated a boot and shoe outlet also a china and glassware business in 71 and 73 Hunter Street. Leasing the properties in 1869.

    1. Hello Russell,
      I’m researching Joseph’s family and would love to contact you. Please reply here or email me if you get this message.
      Ron Bennett

  2. I am also looking into the Hollinshead family. My maternal grandmother is Doris Bond formally Hollinshead and my maternal great aunt is Freda Bradshaw nee Hollinshead. Both
    are deceased.

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