NBN Node Public Art Project

In 2018 NBN and Council collaborated to ‘wrap’ a number of nodes in the Hunter’s Hill Council Conservation Zone. There are six nodes that have been wrapped with historical images. Use the map below to locate each of the boxes.


Image facing road – View of Villa Maria Wharf

Vila Maria Wharf at the bottom of De Milhau street looking south across Tarban Bay. The Una Ferry ran from this wharf 1898-1927. (Photo courtesy of St Josephs College archive)

Image facing footpath – View towards Riverglade Reserve

View to Villa Maria and Gladesville road from the top of St Josephs College – 1897

Top Image – Villa Maria Wharf and rowers

Villa Maria Wharf and Joeys rowing shed from Tarban Bay


The Baptist’s College 1939

St John Baptist Preparatory School operated from 1922-1965 and was located at 37 Gladesville Road. The College was run by the Sisters of the Sacred Heart. In 1965 the College became Mary McKillop College.

The Milkman

Reeves Dairy Milkman delivery Crescent Street.

Heck Howards Garage

Heck Howard’s Garage Gladesville Road (now Howard Place).


Needhams General Store

Needhams General Store Alexandra Street c 1910

W.S Cliftons Pharmacy Dispensing Chemist

W.S Cliftons Pharmacy Dispensing Chemist, Alexandra Street
NSW chemist and druggist registered 1887 certification number 457

Town Hall Opening Programme

Hunters Hill Town Hall opening programme 1866

Full image is available here


T. Cuneo

T. Cuneo Family Butcher and Ice Works, shop and residence Alexandra Street

Alexandra Street

Looking west down Alexandra Street

M.J Geraghty

M.J Geraghty Licensed Sanitary Plumber and Gas Fitter
Hunters Hill Corner of Ferry & Foss Street


Garibaldi Hotel

Garibaldi Hotel built 1861 – present corner of Ferry and Alexandra Street

Dedication of War Memorial

Memorial reveal 1914, The building behind is 2-4 Woolwich Road

Cuneo Band


Clarkes Point

Clarkes Point looking east Oct1969

Woolwich Street Fair

Woolwich Street Fair 1902

Woolwich Baths

Woolwich Baths 1940s
opened 1907 – present

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