Try to find the spot where the photographer was standing.
Still there, near the Observatory.
GoogleMapsStreetView - goo.gl/maps/EUE4g2aNcBK2
But where's Wally Bradfield ?
Retained it's cement render finish until painted in the renovation early 2016.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/beachcomberaustralia Excellent find for the comparison!
5 years ago
a contributor from Bondi, Australia suggested this image
is from 1932