’Great Barrier Reef’ vintage Australian advertising poster, by James Northfield – reproduced under license by Australian Vintage Posters

Australian Vintage Posters

AVP and this Great Barrier Reef poster (by James Northfield) were recently featured in the Sunday Magazine of SMH!

This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond.

This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond, Australia

stranded on a bench Elizabeth St 1972. Pic: Neville Bowler

A pedestrian is stranded on a bench as water roars down Elizabeth Street Sydney during floods, Photo: Neville Bowler

Footscray 1907 #history #melbourne

ON THIS DAY – May 1907 RICHMOND William Grace on Saturday night week rushed to protect a woman, who screamed that a man was assaulting her. Grace struck the woman’s assailant, A…

This magnificent looking building dated to around 1895-6 (architect: Alexander Hamilton) and was built for Percy Chirnside.

Werribee Park Mansion, Werribee Mansion was built by pastoralists Thomas and Andrew Chirnside between 1874 and 1877 in the Italianate style. Its residential and working buildings supported a large farm workforce.

Untitled [City] 1961-2 selenium toned gelatin silver print by Sue Ford (1943-2009) - an Australian born photographer, film maker, and photomedia artist   (Melbourne, possibly Flinders St. Banana Alley end). ( NOTE vanished Australian brands )

Untitled [City] selenium toned gelatin silver print by Sue Ford - an Australian born photographer, film maker, and photomedia artist (Melbourne, possibly Flinders St. Banana Alley end).

'View of Melbourne looking east Taken by Charles Nettleton in 1860, Overhead view of rooftops and backyards with washing on the line, lanes, businesses signed Hibernian Hotel, Toohey & Co. Hay and Corn Store, State Library of Victoria seen in background (before portico and dome), grounds and buildings of the old Melbourne gaol. This was before the Shot Tower was built.'  Lost Melbourne Facebook Page

View of Melbourne looking East photo taken by John Nettleton in 1860 Before the shot tower was built

Alexandra Avenue, Melbourne, ca. 1900. Colour postcard of a new section of Alexandra Avenue near the Ornamental Lake of the Botanic Gardens. At the top left-hand side is Morrell Bridge, linking Anderson Street.

Alexandra Avenue, Melbourne, ca. Colour postcard of a new section of Alexandra Avenue near the Ornamental Lake of the Botanic Gardens. At the top left-hand side is Morrell Bridge, linking Anderson Street.

Looking across river to Flinders Street Station, c. 1922. Photographer: Robert Gibson. A beautiful photo. Catalogue record states: Looks north to Flinders Street Station, down Aikman Street, from City Road, South Melbourne. The Alexandra Mansions and the Playhouse Theatre can be seen on the left hand side of the street. Aikman Street is now part of Southgate Avenue. State Library of Victoria Image H42558/6.

Looking across river to Flinders Street Station, c. A beautiful photo. Catalogue record states: Looks north to.

TAA 1950 Fly TAA the friendly way. Trans Australia Airlines (original image by Ralph Malcolm Warner, 1902-1966).

TAA 1950 Fly TAA the friendly way. Trans Australia Airlines (original image by Ralph Malcolm Warner,

Hepburn Springs History ~ Original postcard for Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa, Daylesford & Hepburn Springs, Victoria. Australia

Hepburn Springs History ~ Original postcard for Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa, Daylesford & Hepburn Springs, Victoria.

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