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Grand Hotel, Melbourne, 1885 - 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/19

Scope and Contents

198 x 147 mm. A view of the façade of the hotel, which looks on to Spring Street (and is now the Windsor Hotel). Built at the height of the land boom, it is an elaborate Gothic building with gables and arches, and cost £110,000 to construct, with another £30,000 spent on fittings, including the novelty of hydraulic lifts.


  • Creation: 1885 - 1891


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Finding aid date

2016-03-16 09:53:25+00:00

Includes index.

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