Monthly Archives: February 2016

A Sydney Housewife’s Dreadful Bilious Bouts

‘Could not keep food on her stomach – Tortured by back pains – Heart affected – Laid up for days together, and life was a burden.’ BILE BEANS RESTORE PERFECT HEALTH Poor Mrs. Charlotte Moore – suffering an affliction of … Continue reading

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Septimus Terrace – 13 to 17 Septimus Street Erskineville

Septimus Terrace (13 to 17 Septimus Street Erskineville) is a row of three terraces located on the eastern side of Septimus Street, roughly midway between Albert Street and Erskineville Road. A comparison of the 1883 and 1884 Sands Directory entries … Continue reading

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Arnott’s Living Pictures – Alice May Edwards – 9 Lambert Street Erskineville

  The Arnott’s celebrates 150 years website describes the ‘Living Pictures’ advertising campaign as running from 1892 until the 1950s and as having involved tens of thousands of proud mums sending in testimonials with portraits and photographs of their well–fed babies. The lucky few would … Continue reading

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