July 1947: The mean streets of Richmond have come a long way, but parts still remain recognisable today.
Spencer Street Station, 1860s.
Kew Post Office, corner High Street and Cotham Road, c. 1890. Preserved today as QPO Bar and Restaurant
Flinders Street Station in Melbourne in 1890.
1800's Bourke St (from the 'Parliament House' site) looking West
A photo of Melbourne from the old Princes Bridge in the 1860s.
Melbourne’s oldest former residence - gold rush cottage (1850), cnr King and La Trobe Streets
Flinders Street Station c1854. Australia's first railway. This is a copy of the original sketch by S.T. Gill showing the first station buildings and the single line from Sandridge (Port Melbourne). Image from the State Library Victoria collection.
Horse drawn cabs filled Swanston St in Melbourne in 1862.
Melbourne's Pentridge Prison in 1860.