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New South Wales. Government Printing Office

Inauguration of the Australian Commonwealth, Sydney, 1st January 1901 / W. A. Gullick, Government Printer

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To celebrate the inauguration of the Commonwealth on 1 January 1901, a procession of Commonwealth and Imperial troops marched through the city streets, which were decorated with temporary arches. The Wool arch was in Bridge Street and this parade of light horsemen can be seen passing the Lands Department Building.