Illustrated Sydney News report | State Library of New South Wales

Illustrated Sydney News report

Read the complete Illustrated Sydney News article on the opening of the Royal Arcade in November 1882 and view the intricate detail within the illustrations.

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...There are few cities of importance in Continental Europe that do not include among their architectural attractions large and elegantly designed arcades, which form cool and agreeable lounges, especially in places where the street pavements are narrow and inconveniently crowded...