1900 Bubonic Plague broke out in Sydney there were fears The Rocks would be severely affected due to much of it being unsanitary. Depicted here is Kent Street being quarantined and washed down with lime wash
View from the Royal Botanic Garden of the Chief Secretary's Building (originally the Colonial Secretary's Office), c.1900. This sandstone building, designed by colonial architect James Barnet, is on the corner of Bridge, Macquarie and Phillip Streets. Powerhouse Museum.