Try to find the spot where the photographer was standing.
Clarence Backhouse - The Cut, Sydney, 1899 (SLNSW) -
http://www.flickr.com/photos/beachcomberaustralia Good find! Added to the 'Equivalents' gallery
Painting, State Library of NSW
Argyle Street and Cut (1902) by Sydney Long
Etching, Art Gallery of NSW
The Argyle Cut, Sydney (1910) by Lionel Lindsay