A photograph in 1874 of Little Lonsdale Street looking west from Spring Street. This area was known at the time as "Little Lon", and was the haunt of prostitutes, criminals and sly grog shops.
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Photographer was Charles Bayliss (American and Australasian Photographic Company).
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