Try to find the spot where the photographer was standing.
Via Trove - trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/140304472?searchTerm=%... (1953)
" ... TREE stumps visible in the earlier pictures have been removed from the streets, mining agents, advisers and promoters have opened up for business and barber Curtain of February, 1872, has now blossomed forth as Professor Curtain, with an ornate hairdressing saloon (built by Holtermann) replacing the cottage room of the earlier period. ..."
Yikes! It is still there - goo.gl/maps/82UHdybnstSwDMha6 [https://www.flickr.com/photos/beachcomberaustralia/51209513665/in/dateposted/]