<em>Characters, </em>a new book by Stephen Banham, investigates the stories behind Melbourne’s street signs.

Typographic Stories of the City Streets

<em>Characters, </em>a new book by Stephen Banham, investigates the stories behind Melbourne’s street signs.

Bridge over Huntingdale Road at Jordanville - looking towards Chadstone

Bridge over Huntingdale Road at Jordanville - looking towards Chadstone

Melbourne, Australia 1976.  Photograph by Wolfgang Sievers.

Melbourne, Australia 1976. Photograph by Wolfgang Sievers.

Alphington and the Australian Paper Mills, as seen from the north. The Outer Circle railway bridge (now the Chandler Highway) can be seen crossing the Yarra into open parklands and (?) market gardens where the Eastern Freeway now runs.

Alphington and the Australian Paper Mills, as seen from the north. The Outer Circle railway bridge (now the Chandler Highway) can be seen crossing the Yarra into open parklands and (?) market gardens where the Eastern Freeway now runs.

1925 Little Latrobe Street

1925 Little Latrobe Street

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

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

Melbourne, Australia 1973. Photograph by Wolfgang Sievers.

Melbourne, Australia 1973. Photograph by Wolfgang Sievers.

Melbourne, Australia 1964.  Photograph by Wolfgang Sievers.

Melbourne, Australia 1964. Photograph by Wolfgang Sievers.

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