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The former Mortuary Station is located behind Sydney’s Central Station in the inner-city suburb of Chippendale on Regent Street, after which it was renamed. The station was designed by James Barnet and completed in 1869. It was part of the Rookwood…

In this article upon the death of Queen Victoria (on 22 January 1901), her reign is described as a period in which “we took a sudden step from medieval darkness to the metaphorically blinding brilliancy of the dawn of the twentieth century”.…