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“Wonderland City” circa 1900. Bondi pleasure park, from Ted Hood collection (photographer unknown)

This fun park and aquarium was constructed at Tamarama in 1887. It was known as the Royal Bondi Aquarium and Pleasure Grounds. In 1906, the grounds were taken over and extended to become Wonderland City.
For more information, see the Dictionary of Sydney: dictionaryofsydney.org/entry/tamarama

The Library also holds a watercolour of the park: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=839512

Format: Photoprint

Find more detailed information about this photograph: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=52722

From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

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