Historical information

Photograph (screenshot) downloaded from a movie uploaded on YouTube depicting the back of the Siddeley Street Institute built oin 1906.
The movie was filmed in 1940: "Old 16mm vacation films were discovered at a garage sale in San Jose, California by Tim Peddy and digitally converted courtesy of The California Pioneers of Santa Clara County. The unknown photographer traveled throughout 1940's Australia, including Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane. All Rights Reserved."

Tom Smith spotted the building while watching the movie on YouTube and sent us the screenprint.


The shot demonstrates the building was still standing at the time. and also shows the back of the building.

Physical description

Shot from Australian Wharf showing the first Central Institute build on Siddeley Street in 1906.