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Block Arcade, Collins Street – Mark Strizic , 1967 Still looks much the same. Arcades (& lanes) are wonderful in Melbourne city and help make the city different to the other capitals in Australia. The Hopetoun tea rooms are still in operation. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Australia, Australia Travel, Melbourne Central, Melbourne Suburbs, South Australia, Art And Illustration, Old Photos
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From Germany to Australia: photographic art of the 1950s and 60s

The author Robert Deane refers to the years from 1938 till after WW2 as a period of foreign influences in Australian photography. As a young man, Deane didn’t know of non-British or non-Australian photographers in Australia, and was rather delighted to find an entire generation of beautifully trained artists on our shores. Sadly the efforts of Australian security and suspicion of enemy aliens had largely denied one immigrant photographer, Margaret Michaelis, the opportunity to work to her…

 - The Unsuspected Slums - Culture Victoria Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Melbourne Laneways, Melbourne Suburbs, The 'burbs, Victorian Photos, Broken Promises

Carlton slums now worth millions :-)

1902 A woman, wearing an apron, a small child and a dog at the gate of a small house. There are vines growing on the verandah. There is a deep gutter lined withn two rows of bluestone blocks. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Suburbs, Australian Homes, Australian Architecture, Melbourne Australia, Brisbane, Sydney, Victorian Life
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Negative - Footscray, Victoria, 1902

A woman, wearing an apron, a small child and a dog at the gate of a small house. There are vines growing on the verandah. There is a deep gutter lined withn two rows of bluestone blocks.

Swanston Street looking south from Bourke Street ~ late Note the Leviathan, much shorter than the current building; the Royal Mail Hotel verandah; & the Water Tower Clock in the distance at Princes Bridge station.

Vintage Melbourne in Black & White

Historic Swanston Street in glorious black & white, from southern end to northern end. The early years. Part 1 King Edward VII Arch, one of many...

Georges at Collins St, Melbourne c. Georges was established by William and Alfred George in 1880 and moved to this building in closed in is located between Scots Presbyterian Church and the Collins Street Baptist Church. State Library of Victoria. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Suburbs, Melbourne Weather, Cairns Queensland, Australia Tourism, Melbourne Australia, Brisbane, South Australia
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Georges on Collins department store remembered for elegance

Nearly 20 years after closing its doors, department store Georges on Collins is being remembered in a new book for its elegance rather than its arrogance.

 German Army soldiers with horse drawn equipment moving past a gun emplacement dredger near the town. Old Photographs, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Scotland People, Flanders Field, Glasgow Scotland, Army Soldier, Horse Drawn, Victoria Australia

Old photograph of Lesmahagow, Scotland

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