Friday, September 28, 2007

View of Melbourne in the 1850s

Large painted glass lantern slide showing a panoramic view of Melbourne looking north from south of the Yarra River, showing Princes Bridge, Port Phillip Hotel, Sydney Arms Hotel and Royal George Hotel. c1855.

1 comment:

lenore10 said...

What a delightful set of lantern slides. I have to pick a bone with the artist though, who has provided a very imaginative hinterland - what's happened to Mount Macedon? Great work putting up these treasures!