Vintage Melbourne in Black & White
Historic Swanston Street in glorious black & white, from southern end to northern end. The early years. Part 1 King Edward VII Arch, one of many...
Photograph - 'The Princes Bridge & Flinders Street Railway Stations Towers', Melbourne, May 1901
One of a set of 47 original photographs of the Australian Federation celebrations in Melbourne 1901 to mark the opening of the first Federal Parliament of Australia. The photographs trace the Royal Visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York for the occasion, from their arrival in Melbourne on the Royal Yacht 'Ophir' at St Kilda Pier on 6 May 1901 to their departure for Brisbane at Port ...
Buxton's stationery store, Swanston Street, site of a major exhibition by the Australian Impressionists in August 1889. It included 183 works, with the majority by Tom Roberts (62), Charles Conder (46) and Arthur Streeton (40).
New app allows users to see Melbourne's city streets in the 1800s
Over 300 photographs have been digitised by the State Library of Victoria for the Street History: Hoddle's Grid app which uses your location to show nearby buildings, street views and aerial photographs from as early as 1840.