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NGV International, Melbourne - Leonard French’s stained-glass ceiling in the Great Hall

NGV International, Melbourne - Leonard French’s stained-glass ceiling in the Great Hall

The first escalator in Melbourne was installed in the Manchester Unity Building opening in 1932,

The first escalator in Melbourne was installed in the Manchester Unity Building opening in 1932,

Birds eye map view of Melbourne circa 1900 including the Yarra River, Western Markets and Metropolitan Markets (which no longer exist).

Birds eye map view of Melbourne circa 1900 including the Yarra River, Western Markets and Metropolitan Markets (which no longer exist).

Princes Gate, corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets Melbourne, 1969

Princes Gate, corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets Melbourne, 1969

MELBOURNE MILK BAR William Street. 1960's. Photo (Detail) by Mark Strizic. Image from Graham Kennedy's Melboune 1967 (minkshmink on pinterest)

MELBOURNE MILK BAR William Street. 1960's. Photo (Detail) by Mark Strizic. Image from Graham Kennedy's Melboune 1967 (minkshmink on pinterest)

I just feel very sad conductors no longer exist :-(

I just feel very sad conductors no longer exist :-(

Melbourne history in colour - Page 14 - SkyscraperCity

Melbourne history in colour - Page 14 - SkyscraperCity

Degraves Street, Melbourne, 1972.

Degraves Street, Melbourne, 1972.

Russell Street police station, Melbourne, Australia - mid twentieth century

Russell Street police station, Melbourne, Australia - mid twentieth century

1965. The west end of Melbourne's Golden Mile is a bit down at heel - but it could be worse. This was architect Peter McIntyre's opinion of the "bad lands" west of William St after a tour of the area.

1965. The west end of Melbourne's Golden Mile is a bit down at heel - but it could be worse. This was architect Peter McIntyre's opinion of the "bad lands" west of William St after a tour of the area.

Kids & Dodgem Cars, Luna Park, St Kilda 1974. Rennie Ellis

Kids & Dodgem Cars, Luna Park, St Kilda 1974. Rennie Ellis

Marxism and Leninism, North Carlton 1974 | Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive

Marxism and Leninism, North Carlton 1974 | Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive

Melbourne - city traffic scenes 1976

Melbourne - city traffic scenes 1976