The Domain

Park or open space

Park in central Sydney which dates from the colony's earliest days.

East Sydney to CBD 2004
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Sydney Domain

The Domain

by Garry Wotherspoon, 2010 Creative Commons License

Set aside as part of the Governor's demesne by Governor Phillip, the Domain was formalised by Governor Macquarie in 1816, and has been a people's park, cultural precinct and the scene of political action and dissent ever since.
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Egon Kisch, the Domain, Sydney 1934
Garden Palace, Sydney c1879-1882
The All-England Eleven against New South Wales cricket match in the Domain 29 January - 1 February 1862
Cricket at the Domain 1857
The grand cricket match between England and New South Wales, Outer Domain, January-February 1862
The first cricket match between New South Wales and Victoria, Sydney Domain, January 1857
Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney 2005
The Domain and Woolloomooloo Bay c1870s
Crowd watching La Traviata at the first Opera in the Park concert in the Domain 1982
Sunday in the Domain, July 1893
Sunday in the Domain, July 1893
Sunday in the Domain, July 1893
Socialist Labor Party speaker surrounded by listeners at the Domain 1973
Governor Bourke's statue, Domain 1871
Mitchell Library in course of construction March 1907. Australian Club in foreground.
Crowds at public meeting in the Domain  discussing the conscription issue October 1916
Plan of Governors Demesne Land, surveyed in the year 1816
Order of Service for the Anzac Day 25th April, 1938 United Commemoration Service in the Domain
Order of Service for the Anzac Day 25th April, 1938 United Commemoration Service in the Domain, reverse
Garden Island and Clark Island, Port Jackson 1877
The Macquarie Place obelisk, Government House and windmills in the Domain c1821

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