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A short history and description of the Parliament House, Melbourne

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087M
Scope and Contents Printed book illustrated by six photographs purchased in 1904. There is also a lithographed plan and a cross-section elevation.Victoria's Parliament House was designed by Peter Kerr and J G Knight; building began in 1856 and the first stage was completed in 1860. In 1877 a Royal Commission on the Parliament Buildings with G H Jenkins, author of the book, as Secretary was set up. Further construction was carried out as a result of its recommendations, and in 1885 a tender for the...
Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Melbourne from the south side of the Yarra Yarra 1839

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 382
Scope and Contents

Reprinted by the Grown Lands Dep. Melbourne, March 1881. Drawn by J. Adamson. Engraved by J. Carmichael for R. Clini.

Dates: 1881
Conditions Governing Access: Stored in the RCS Plan Chest.
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Melbourne International Exhibition

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A
Scope and Contents An album with printed title page, containing mounted and captioned prints measuring approximately 290 x 235 mm., and showing the courts and exhibits of various countries. Photographer unknown. The Melbourne Exhibition, which lasted from October 1st 1880 until April 30th 1881, was the second international exhibition to be held in Australia, the first being in Sydney the previous year (see Y3086A, 'The Burning of the Garden Palace'). There had been numerous smaller exhibitions but these had...
Dates: 1880
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Photographs of suburbs of Melbourne

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087B
Scope and Contents An album containing forty-three mounted photographs, uncaptioned and measuring approximately 145 x 110 mm. This family album shows scenes mostly at unidentifiable locations in the Melbourne area.A sizeable number of these photographs appear to have been taken in the Botanical Gardens, but this is the only location that can be identified with any certainty. The rest of the prints show small family groups in private houses or gardens without well-known landmarks visible. It is...
Dates: 1865 - 1885
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Pictures in the National Gallery, Melbourne

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087K
Scope and Contents A portfolio containing five mounted prints of various sizes with descriptive letterpress by Marcus Clarke on separate sheets. The portfolio has been discarded due to flood damage. An advertisement on the portfolio cover reads: 'With a view to furnishing the public with photographic copies of the best pictures in the Melbourne National Gallery, the Trustees decided on entrusting the task of reproducing them, under the supervision of M. Eugene Von Guerard, to a competent photographic...
Dates: 1873
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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Chuck, Thomas Foster, fl. 1860-1898 (photographer) 1
Lefroy, Sir (John Henry, 1817-1890, Knight, General and Colonial Governor) 1