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Horse and carriages make their way up Orange Street in Sydney<br />
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A stunning collection of photographs of Sydney decades before the iconic harbour bridge and opera house were built have emerged for sale for £60,000.<br />
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The black and white late 19th century album captures the bustling city centre and picturesque main harbour without its signature landmarks.<br />
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In the spot where the Opera House now stands is an old Tram Depot, while it would be until 1932 that the harbour bridge was completed.<br />
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There are also impressive panoramic shots of a packed Sydney Cricket Ground and Melbourne Cricket Ground for two early Ashes test matches between Australia and England in 1895.<br />
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The album, containing 100 images, is going under the hammer with London-based auctioneers Bonhams.