Waratah Motor Oil Advertisement, 404 King Street

When the commercial laundry at 402 King Street was recently demolished after a fire, early 20th Century advertising was uncovered. See photographer Chris Chesher’s images of the1920s (?)  Waratah Motor Spirit and Perdriau Tyres advertising below, see more on Flickr

 

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On the left: 400 King Street in 2009 showing the now demolished commercial laundry at 402 King (Linen Care Specialists, City of Sydney Archives, 056195). In the centre: 404 King Street in the late seventies (Peter’s Used Furniture, City of Sydney Archives, 057820), in 2012 this is King Street Cyclery. On the right: 400 King Street in 2009 showing part of the commercial laundry at 402 King (Linen Care Specialists, City of Sydney Archives, 056192)

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