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Cambridge House in the stood on the banks of Prospect Creek at Fairfield close to the preset day Cambridge Tavern.Destroyed by fire in 1975 and was demolished a week later.Owned by William Stimson,the largest landowner back then. Victoria Australia, Sydney Australia, Melbourne Victoria, Australia Migration, Cambridge House, City Library, Australian Homes, Slums, Historical Pictures

1879 Caroline Stimson’s Embroidered Sampler & Medal | Australia's migration history timeline

Trees cast shadows on Alexandra Ave, Melbourne. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Suburbs, World Images, Photo Essay, Historical Pictures, Melbourne Australia, Life Is Like, Old Photos

Melbourne in the 1930s: style and substance

A CITY street is busy with cars, a tram and a horse-drawn cart.

The Southern Cross Hotel - Melbourne Holden Australia, Terra Australis, Melbourne Suburbs, Flat Roof, Amazing Pics, Historical Photos, Shades Of Blue, Old Photos, Skyscraper

The Southern Cross Hotel - Melbourne

Built in 1962 and destroyed 1999. Following text from WW: "The American designed Southern Cross Hotel is the largest in Australia or, for that matter, the Southern Hemisphere. This impressive building in the heart of the city, with its 435 guest rooms, will be opened on August 24 (1962) by the Prime Minister, Mr Menzies. It occupies the old Eastern Market site bounded by Bourke St (on the right) and Exhibition St (on the left), a two-and-a-quarter acre block. Incorporating an interior plaza…

Punters lost an estimated million pounds when the mighty Phar Lap went down in the 1929 Melbourne Cup and jockey Bobbie Lewis, regarded as a pocket Hercules, was the fall guy. Melbourne Cup Winners, Better In French, Flemington Racecourse, The Fall Guy, Australian Road Trip, Horse Racing Tips, Horse Story, Spring Racing, Sport Of Kings

Phar Lap's Melbourne Cup failure in 1929 had the conspiracy theorists out in force

Punters lost an estimated million pounds when the mighty Phar Lap went down in the 1929 Melbourne Cup and jockey Bobbie Lewis, regarded as a pocket Hercules, was the fall guy.

  1956 Olympics, Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Victoria, Bw Photography, Famous Architects, Melbourne Australia, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Old Things

Lost Melbourne: 10 Landmark Buildings Demolished Forever

By 1865, Melbourne had overtaken Sydney as Australia’s most populous city. The economic boom of the Victorian ‘gold rush’ peaked during the 1880s and Melbourne had become the richest city in the…

IT IS difficult to imagine today, but only a few decades ago a suburban-style motor accessories store stood at one of the Melbourne CBD’s prime locations. Melbourne Docklands, West Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Australia, Water Polo Players, Gal Gardot, Partner Dance, Photo Essay

Melbourne in the 1950s: Olympics bring TV to town

<p>IT IS difficult to imagine today, but only a few decades ago a suburban-style motor accessories store stood at one of the Melbourne CBD’s prime locations.</p>

31 December Bill Young, Brian Collins, David Young and Judith Young enjoy a stroll along Mentone's breeze-swept foreshore Victoria. Melbourne Docklands, West Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Water Polo Players, Nostalgic Images, Scene Photo, Photo Essay, Family Dogs

Melbourne in the 1950s: Olympics bring TV to town

<p>IT IS difficult to imagine today, but only a few decades ago a suburban-style motor accessories store stood at one of the Melbourne CBD’s prime locations.</p>

  War Horses, Historic Houses, Auditorium, Singapore, Script, Melbourne, Sons, Identity, Empire

"The Light Horse of the AIF", Melbourne, 1915

Explore, access, and engage with Monash University Library's digitised Special Collections

  Carlton Gardens, Horse Drawn Wagon, Imperial Hotel, Houses Of Parliament, Park Hotel, Search And Rescue, Victoria Australia, New City, Vintage Images

Vintage Melbourne in Black & White

The Old White Hart Hotel, Spring Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 1853-1855 Walter Woodbury photographer Museums Victoria Collection

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These promotional photos helped Melbourne secure the 1956 Olympics

The pitch that won Melbourne the first Olympics outside of Europe and North America.