356 George Street, Sydney

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W.H Paling & Co., 356 George Street, Sydney
Dated: before December 1891
Digital ID: 4481_a026_000041
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Owner: NSW State Archives and Records
Source: Flickr Commons
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    ɹǝqɯoɔɥɔɐǝq

    • 28/Aug/2009 13:09:26

    " In 1883 he [William Henry Paling] bought large premises at 356 George Street for £45,000 and reorganized the [music] business as a limited liability company. In 1891 Paling moved to the company's present [1974] site at 338 George Street. " - from adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A050444b.htm This building was near the corner of Martin Place (or Moore St as it was), not in The Rocks.

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    ɹǝqɯoɔɥɔɐǝq

    • 28/Aug/2009 13:34:13

    The "Post Office Resumption" notice (see note) was due to the building of the GPO and widening Moore Street into Martin Place, c.1890. The top parapet of the GPO is seen at mid right, From another angle - www.flickr.com/photos/powerhouse_museum/2363485956/

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    ɹǝqɯoɔɥɔɐǝq

    • 28/Aug/2009 13:42:13

    Google street view - maps.google.com.au/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&...

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    NSW State Archives and Records

    • 31/Aug/2009 00:05:58

    Thanks for the info and the links, beachcomberaustralia. Will update our caption!