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Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/47

Scope and Contents

203 x 154 mm. A view looking across a lake in the gardens, with Government House visible above the treeline on the opposite bank. The Botanical Gardens are situated on the slopes of a gully leading down to the Yarra River, near the grounds of Government House. They came into existence in 1846, when John Arthur, the first superintendent laid out a five acre paddock.


  • Creation: 1885 - 1901


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2016-03-16 14:36:18+00:00

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