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The iconic Flinders St station reflected in the iconic Young & Jackson hotel. The Young and Jackson Hotel, built in the 1850s, is one of Australia's most well known hotels. It was built, as the Princes Bridge Hotel, on part of an allotment originally purchased by John Batman in 1837. Young and Jackson were both born in Dublin, and "chummed together" to New Zealand chasing the Otago gold deposits in 1861. It is not known when they came to Victoria, but they purchased the lease on the Princes…
Looking east along Collins Street, Melbourne 1872
Copyright expired image. Taken By: Charles Nettleton Original image from The State Library of Victoria. This Image has been restored by Foto Supplies, Albury, NSW, Australia