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George Edwards Peacock

No.4 Government House and Fort Macquarie Sydney N.S.W. from the Botanical Gardens

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This view looks back from the eastern point of Farm Cove to Government House and Fort Macquarie (the site of the Sydney Opera House). The lushness of the Gardens is emphasised by the eclectic array of exotic and indigenous plants (such as the Gymea lily) in the foreground.