Interior of the Legislative Council Chambers, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1870By Remembering the Past Australia / April 8, 2022 / Australia / 0 Comments
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
This image is part of the Colonial Office photographic collection held at The National Archives UK.
The Legislative Assembly Chamber is Australia’s oldest legislative chamber. Designed by the Colonial Architect, Mortimer Lewis, it has been used by the Legislative Assembly since the establishment of responsible government and a bicameral Parliament in 1856.
The Chamber is rectangular in shape with rows of benches facing each other along each of the longer sides. [Parliament NSW]
Showing the interior of the Legislative Council Chambers, Sydney, New South Wales. Original photo published 1870.
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