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“Published in Sydney newspapers, by the then Commissioner of Police to demonstrate to press and public that police could operate undercover. In answer to a suggestion that so distinctive was the build of the average detective, effective undercover work was out of the question. Seen here are a mix of detectives and civilians. The figure third from the right is believed to be Sergeant Frank Fahy, aka “The Shadow”, the force’s most effective undercover operative at the time.”

Masked detectives and civilians, 1933 - The figure third from the right is believed to be Sergeant Frank Fahy, aka “The Shadow”, the force’s most effective undercover operative at the time.

Flowers left at Martin Place as a tribute to Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson, the two innocent people who lost their lives in the Sydney cafe siege on Monday. http://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/2pnace/flowers_left_at_martin_place_as_a_tribute_to_tori/

See, they're is wonderful people on the planet. Flowers left by thousands in love and respect of those who lost their lives in the sydney seige . 2014 R.P xxxx

Street scene with ticket sellers, Barrack St,Sydney in 1948.

old vintage police record crime photos black and white sydney 20 25 Vintage Police Record Photographs

Welcoming Don Bradman home, George St Sydney. 1930 Sam Hood NSW State Library

Welcoming Don Bradman home, George St Sydney.

25-27 Day Street, Sydney

Through the lens: Darling Harbour - State Records NSW

Bubonic Plague in Sydney Sutton Forest Butchery. No. 761 George street from Views taken during Cleansing Operations, Quarantine Area, Sydney, 1900

Bubonic Plague in Sydney Sutton Forest Butchery. 761 George street from Views taken during Cleansing Operations, Quarantine Area, Sydney, 1900

The Old Burial Ground (now occupied by the Sydney Town Hall) was used between September 1792 and 1820, when it officially closed. Its replacement was the Sandhills Cemetery (Devonshire Street Cemetery), which later became the site of Central Railway Station. By the 1840s there were concerns about overcrowding and over the next twenty years a number of alternative locations were considered. In 1862 the government purchased 200 acres of land 'near Homebush on the Railway Line

Devonshire Street Cemetery, Also known as Sandhills Cemetery. All these graves had to be relocated to allow for the expansion of the Sydney Railway Station.

The original Nock and Kirby store at Circular Quay,Sydney in 1900.Photo from National Museum of Australia.A♥W

The original Nock and Kirby store at Circular Quay, Sydney in National Museum of Australia.

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