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This is pretty awesome!

Australian transitions 1914-2014: Digital montages from pre-war cities to a 21st century nation
702 ABC Sydney By John Donegan

Take a step back in time and look in on Australian streets as they were 100 years ago.

In these unique digital montages, Australian people of 1914 mingle with their 21st century counterparts on streets that retain an uncanny resemblance to the way they were.

Australians, seemingly oblivious to the impending war, stand on street corners chatting, their lives merged with their modern counterparts who scurry about their business.

The original photographs were taken around 1914 on glass plate negatives.

The photographers used large format field cameras, propped on the back of trucks, or standing precariously on shop awnings – unrestricted by modern OHS laws.

To match the perspective and view of the old cameras, the modern scenes were created from a mash-up of three to five photographs taken on a digital camera.

Each image has been hand-blended from the old and new to create individual digital montages bringing together the lives of Australian people going about their daily routines despite the separation of a century of history.

The experience of "being Australian" had not yet been defined on the battlefields of Gallipoli and the Western Front; Australia was about to change in unimaginable ways when these photographs were taken, but in some ways, as the montages suggest, perhaps Australia has not changed that much.
ABC News

Some examples (cities individually showcased through the above link):

Sydney Harbour


Flinders Street station, Melbourne


King Street, Perth
 

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It's a cool project, but don't take is as being 100% accurate, as they have majorly messed up one of the Brisbane images. The below image to be specific.



The image has the caption: "This image is recorded as George Street at the junction with Queen Street, but is actually at the junction of Turbot Street."

Umm no! That is the corner of George and Queen Street, just as the image says. The full historic photo can be seen below, and behind the small round State Government Intelligence & Tourist Bureau we can see a very big location marker that is almost impossible to mistake – The Treasury Building, which sits on a block bounded by Queen, George, Elizabeth & William Streets. The Intelligence Bureau was demolished to allow for the completion of the third and final state of the Treasury Building – the Queen Street/George Street corner.



The view today looks like this:

 

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There was a better version of these about two years ago now from various cities that had a slider, so you could directly compare the original images to new ones without them bring morphed.

I think it was WW2 era australia.
 

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ahhh good spotting nathan, I had a suspicion that might have been the case. You can clearly see the treasury building even in the morphed image. Trams never run along Turbot street as well i'm assuming?
 

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i think most photos are accurate. brilliant idea actually
amazing how we stand or stood on same spot of people 100 years earlier. no wonder people feel ghosts
 
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