Looking over the Yarra from Flinders St around 100 years ago (no idea what the source is)

Flinders Street Melbourne, looking east, Source: Pictures Collection, State Library of Victoria,

Charles Nettleton Bourke Street Melbourne c.1880 Charles Nettleton born England 1825, arrived Australia 1854, died 1902 Bourke Street Melbourne, looking west from Swanston Street, showing south side of the street c.1880 albumen silver photograph

Bourke Street Melbourne, Australia - looking west from Swanston Street, showing south side of the street albumen silver photograph La Trobe Picture Collection - State Library of Victoria

Swanston Street Melbourne Australia in the 1890s. Notice the MCC water wagon spraying water in the middle of street to keep the dust down on the unsealed surfac...

Swanston Street Melbourne Australia in the Notice the MCC water wagon spraying water in the middle of street to keep the dust down on the unsealed surfac.

Check out these old back-and-white photos of Australia during the 1870 gold rush. These mostly show the town’s inhabitants standing proudly in the dusty town or right in front of their establishments — like a butcher shop and an undertaker’s shop — and staring right into the lens. The pictures are beautifully lit, and they [...]

Remarkable photos of 1872 gold boom in Australia

American & Australasian Photographic Company Herbert Street, west side looking north from Mayne Street and showing Barnes’ Chemist Shop, Gulgong 1872 Wet plate glass negative, on 18242

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