Historic Photos of Melbourne

Historic photos
Sharon Ryan


Historic Photos of Melbourne

Melbourne – host of the 1956 Olympic Games . television transmission in Melbourne starting just in time to provide coverage of the special event.
The mixed fortunes of Melbourne’s 1956 Olympic venues, 60…
Melbourne 1956 Olympics Coles display
Buckley’s Melbourne
Coles 1956
Melbourne 1956 Olympics Myer display
Melbourne 1956 Olympics
St Kilda Road, St Pauls Cathedral spires in the distance, Melbourne, 1935
Capitol Theatre 109-117 Swanston Street, Melbourne. 1921-24 Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony in association with Peck and Kemter. Original ground floor that was demolished in the 1960s to make way for a very ordinary shopping arcade that leads to Howey Place.
The corner of Swanston and Bourke is one of Melbourne’s busiest intersections, where the mall meets the main drag. And while the ma…
It’s not the hustle and bustle we’re used to today. #Throwback to Swanston Street in the late 1800s, when horses, bikes and trams were the only way to get around! #MelbourneCentral #TBT It’s not the hustle and bustle we’re used to today… #Throwback #MelbourneCentral #TBT #ThrowbackThursday
TAA the Friendly Way, A Flight Attendant’s Story
Buckley & Nunn was then a major Melbourne department store with several branches in suburban shopping centres as well as a flagship multi-building city store. One of approximately 85,000 negatives from the Laurie Richards Collection taken by the Melbourne based Laurie Richards Studio between the 1950s -1970s. Laurie Richards was a professional photographer who began his career as a …
Buckley & Nunn was then a major Melbourne department store with several branches in suburban shopping centres as well as a flagship multi-building city store. One of approximately 85,000 negatives from the Laurie Richards Collection taken by the Melbourne based Laurie Richards Studio between the 1950s -1970s. Laurie Richards was a professional photographer who began his career as a …
FJ Holden and plywood caravan. Never had the caravan but always a Holden for camping back then.
1948. Bourke Street, Melbourne. .
News Stand in the Flinders Street Station in Melbourne in 1960.
The first Georges store in Melbourne known back then as George and George was on the north side of Collins Street between Swanston and Elizabeth Streets. It was lost due to fire on Friday the 13th of September 1889.
The Kelpies in Falkirk, central Scotland. Artist Andy Scott’s 300-tonne, 30-metre sculptures of horses’ heads will be “brought to life” with a light, sound and flame performance by a pyrotechnic company.
Southbank factories, 1900
Sturt Street, c1970
Mounted Photograph – Bourke Street, 1901 (Photographs)
The ‘flood’, Elizabeth Street | Ergo
Swanston St,Melbourne looking north in the 1910s.
FLINDERS STREET – MELBOURNE c.1872 A view of Flinders Street from William to Spencer Street dating back to the early 1870s. This photo was taken where the current Queens Bridge crosses over the Yarra River. For those who are familiar with the Waterside Hotel on the corner of King and Flinders Street, its predecessor, the London and Carnarvon Hotel can be seen here. Queen’s Wharf is just to the left Photo: Henry Beaufoy Merlin (SLNSW)
GENERAL POST OFFICE 1861 Crn. Elizabeth Street & Bourke Street – Melbourne
Collins Street at MacPherson’s Building. Melbourne, Australia 1963. Photograph by Mark Strizic.
FlindersLane?
#history #hotelwindsormelb #melbourne The Blue Room at the Windsor
The Harp of Erin Hotel (left),owned by Stephen Shapleton and The Excelsior Hotel,owned by Francis Opitz.These two hotels were on the corner of Elizabeth and Little Bourke Streets,Melbourne in Victoria in 1875.
Spring Street, Melbourne, about 1876
#history #hotelwindsormelb #melbourne The Lounge
Kirks Horse Bazaar at Bourke St West in Hardware Lane,Melbourne in Victoria in 1870.The business consisted of harness rooms,haylofts, granaries,farriers,saddlers and the “bull ring” for unbroken horses.Hundreds of horses were auctioned every week and people would drive into town from country Victoria.

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