Dictionary of Sydney: The Australian Iron Foundry

The Australian Iron foundry was created in 1833 down at Circular Quay. It was a landmark business that transformed Sydney. At its peak, the foundry employed about 50 men and boys.

This week Lisa joins Alex to talk about the Australian Iron Foundry and business savvy owner Richard Dawson.

Image: Dawson’s Foundry at Circular Quay c1854, State Library of NSW

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