MELBOURNE Street Scenes
Peak Hour Skipping Girl (by Adam Dimech) Little Audrey. The heritage-listed Skipping Girl Vinegar sign in the Melbourne suburb of Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia. The sign was re-illuminated after...
Lantern Slide - Princes Bridge, Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, circa 1890
A black and white image of the second bridge to be built over the Yarra River at the end of Swanston Street connecting the city of Melbourne to the south bank and photographed by A.J. Campbell. Built in 1888 this bridge replaced the single span masonry bridge that A.J. Campbell had also photographed in 1870. St Paul's Cathedral on the north east corner of Swanston and Flinders Streets can be ...
Theatres in Melbourne
The new window dining area with our branding on the drinks fridge. We are pleased with how it looks. A glimpse of the booths from the front window. Putting the colour-reversable booths back in place. They are designed so that sitting in an orange booth you look at a green booth. The Booths are Back in Town! Welcome to the Blue Bird Cafe, Lockhart, open again in 2013. After some restoration work the new retro floor looks good and there is an ice cream lounge ready to serve traditional scoops…
The shot tower in Melbourne Central Arcade. It's a stock-standard Melbourne photo, so I thought I'd take the opportunity to learn a thing or two about levels. Stitched together from five seperate photos. In the process, I ended up with this out-take. View On Black
Princess Theatre, in Melbourne, Victoria.
The history: In March 1888, baritone "Frederick Federici" (real name Frederick Baker) was playing Mephistopheles in Gounod's opera Faust. At the end of the opera, Mephistopheles sank dramatically through a trapdoor in the stage, to portray returning to fiery hell with his prize, Dr Faustus. While Federici was being lowered through the trap door, he suffered a heart attack, dying almost immediately. Although he never returned to the stage, cast members of the production all reported seeing…
Cecconi's Flinders Lane on Instagram: “What a city we live in! Photo via @archmorley”
87 Likes, 3 Comments - Cecconi's Flinders Lane (@cecconisflinderslane) on Instagram: “What a city we live in! Photo via @archmorley”
Delectable Desserts - Hopetoun Tea Rooms - Victorian elegance in the City Centre
The decor of the Hopetoun Tea Rooms speak of elegance and ambiance of the Victorian era.An era when sipping tea from fine china was considered a genteel art and a special social occasion.Experience a delicious 'High Tea' at the tea rooms. A tiered silver stand with ribbon and pin wheel sandwiches, freshly baked Quiche, scones with fresh cream and jam, petit fours and fresh seasonal fruit, an elegant and tasty experience.
Flinders Street station, Melbourne, 1946
Flinders Street station, Melbourne. The A1200 series comprises photographic negatives and prints taken by the Australian News and Information Bureau photographers. It is a distinct example of Australian society captured from a specific perspective. This set shows scenes of Melbourne during the 1940s and are on display in the North Melbourne Reading Room as part of ‘Shake You Family Tree Day 2011.’ This photograph comes from the collection of the National Archives of Australia. It should be…