The Emerald City

Photographic Prints

Small (12.0" x 6.8")

Neil Ross

Brisbane, Australia

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Sizing Information

Small 12.0" x 6.8"
Medium 18.0" x 10.1"
Large 24.0" x 13.5"
X large 30.0" x 16.9"


  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth


Wall Art


Artist's Description

In 1987, David Williamson, Australia’s best-known playwrite, wrote a play about Sydney called Emerald City. The term “Emerald City of Oz” comes originally from the Wizard of Oz, and in Williamson’s play one of the characters describes Sydney as the “Emerald City of Oz”, a place where people go expecting their dreams to be fulfilled, but end up with superficial substitutes and broken dreams. Sounds a lot like life!

Since then, Sydney’s unofficial nickname has been “the Emerald City.” And the 2006 New Year celebrations, which also celebrated the Diamond Anniversary of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, were called “A Diamond Night in the Emerald City.” In the United States, Seattle is also referred to as “the Emerald City.” Perhaps these two should be sister cities?

This photo was taken from Cremorne Point on Sydney’s Lower North Shore, showing the CBD Eastern skyline. (Watercolours effect)

Photo taken with Canon IXUS 80 IS and edited with Lightzone. SIMPLICITY is my niche!

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