Interesting fact: In 1891, the General Post Office was the tallest building in Australia!

 

[All these images are from vintage glass plate negatives from the
Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum.]

 

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General Post Office, Sydney,

 

 

GPO Front Entrance, Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum
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General Post Office, Sydney – Front Entrance

 

Moore Street (now Martin Place), with Sydney GPO on the left
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Moore Street – now Martin Place  –  with Sydney GPO on the left

 

Sydney GPO from Moore St. (now Martin Place)
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Sydney GPO from Moore St. (now Martin Place)

 

 

General Post Office, Sydney
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General Post Office, Sydney

 

George Street and General Post Office
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George Street and General Post Office

 

General Post Office, Sydney
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General Post Office, Sydney

 

 

Sydney GPO colonnade
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Sydney GPO colonnade

 

 

General Post Office, Sydney
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General Post Office, Sydney

 

 

General Post Office, Sydney
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General Post Office, Sydney

 

 

Sydney from GPO tower looking north-east,
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Sydney from GPO tower looking north-east,

 

Sydney, looking east, from GPO Tower
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Sydney, looking east, from GPO Tower

 

IMAGES COURTESY OF: Tyrrell Photographic Collection,  Powerhouse Museum collection,
Under Creative Commons License