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Black and white photograph of a Kodak shop interior, circa This is likely the Kodak Limited store in the Block Arcade, Collins Street, Melbourne. Brisbane, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne Australia, Melbourne Cbd, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Cairns, Tasmania

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My fascination with Milk Bars began when travelling in Australia. Here is an abandoned Milk Bar Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Old Abandoned Buildings, Timber Buildings, Abandoned Places, Australia Photos, Vic Australia, Public Space Design, The 'burbs, Shop Fronts, Old Houses

Abandoned Milk Bar

I first came across this corner milk bar in about 1995, and even back then it was derelict. Cigarette advertising in the window suggests it closed prior to 1990, or was in breach of legislation past that date. In mid 2007 posters advertising the launch of Westpac's Handyline phone banking service appeared in the window - quite strange considering they would have been printed around 1987! There are no obvious signs of anyone living there, at least comfortably... the electricity is…

 Gertrude St Sth side near the corner of Brunswick Street. Home History, Local History, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Australian People, Brunswick Street, Melbourne Suburbs, The 'burbs, Old Photos

State Library Victoria The Alan K Jordan collection of photographs

The Library has recently digitized a collection of photographs of homeless people from the 1960s and 1970s.

Footpath in front of Kodak shop. Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Shop Entrance, Kodak… Vintage Photography, Digital Photography, Melbourne Victoria, Miniature Rooms, Modern History, Greatest Adventure, Melbourne Australia, Historical Photos, That Way

Photograph - Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Shop Entrance, Kodak House, 252 Collins St, Melbourne, circa 1959-1961

Colour photograph of the shop entrance to the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd retail store, Kodak House, on Collins Street, Melbourne, circa 1959-1961. This group of images is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down. Kodak manufactured ...

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Shopping arcade on the Ground Floor of the Hotel Australia, Collins St, #Melbourne c.1950s

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Dining Room at the Hotel Australia, Collins St with ceiling from the former Cafe Australia designed by Walter Burley Griffin, demolished for Australia on Collins (today St Collins La) Today's Saint, Prairie School, Melbourne Victoria, School Architecture, At The Hotel, South Pacific, Historic Homes, Historical Photos, Old Photos

Dining Room at the Hotel Australia, Collins St #Melbourne, c.1940s

State Library Victoria

Royal Bank Branch Corner of Collins and Elizabeth Streets, Melbourne - APA Building in background Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Melbourne Suburbs, Bank Branch, Royal Bank, Elizabeth Street, Historic Homes, Historical Photos, Old World

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“#Melbourne's Demolished Heritage Buildings: Royal Bank Branch Corner of Collins and Elizabeth Streets, Melbourne c1929 - APA Building in background”

Bourke Street "Mall" with GPO and Myer store, late This section of the street was first closed to cars in Feb 1978 and the first official mall opened in 1956 Olympics, City Gallery, Street Mall, City Art, Melbourne Australia, Historic Homes, Historical Photos, Old Photos, 1950s

Book B Negative B24 - Myer - City Collection

Black and white negative of the Myer windows and Bourke Street some time in the late 1950s or early 1960s. See Also AM#: 1748940 One of the collection’s outstanding series of photographic images is the ‘photofile collection’ of approximately 1600 medium-format negatives produced in the decade that followed the 1956 Olympic Games. During this period …

Inside the southern Cross hotel

Wilawa Cocktail Lounge, Southern Cross Motel, Melbourne

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