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Melbourne (inhabited place)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 222 Collections and/or Records:

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British Court, Great Hall, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/17
Scope and Contents

289 x 233 mm.

Dates: 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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British hats and clothing, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/16
Scope and Contents

289 x 233 mm.

Dates: 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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British machinery annexe, looking north, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/19
Scope and Contents

289 x 233 mm.

Dates: 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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British machinery annexe, looking south, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/18
Scope and Contents

289 x 233 mm.

Dates: 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Burke and Wills Monument, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/135
Scope and Contents

119 x 183 mm. A view of the bronze statue of the two explorers which stands on a bronze pedestal at the top of Collins Street, Melbourne.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Central Avenue, Fitzroy Gardens [Melbourne], 1877 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087L/2
Scope and Contents

187 x 132 mm. A view looking towards a meeting of paths in the gardens, with various pieces of statuary placed among the shrubs and trees. The gardens, situated to the east of the city centre, were the creation of James Sinclair who had earlier planned the Czar’s gardens at St Petersburg. Sinclair arrived in Melbourne in 1854 and in 1857 was appointed Curator of the land which was to become the Fitzroy Gardens.

Dates: 1877 - 1879
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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‘Cerberus’ in Dock, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/136
Scope and Contents

118 x 184 mm. A rear view, showing the hull and twin screws of the ship in dry dock. ‘Cerberus’ was a turret ironclad with 4 18-ton muzzle loading guns, designed for harbour defence. She arrived in Port Phillip in 1871 (partly financed by the British Government), and was finally sunk in 1926 to form a breakwater at Black Rock in Port Phillip Harbour. For some years she was the most powerful ship in the southern hemisphere.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Ceylon Court, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/50
Scope and Contents

289 x 234 mm. A view of the crowded Ceylon Court, showing a miscellany of products ranging from tea, coconut matting and statues, to a model rickshaw and an elephant’s skull.

Dates: 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Church of England Grammar School, 1870 - 1875

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/140
Scope and Contents

183 x 130 mm. A view looking up towards the front of the building situated off Domain Road near St Kilda Road in South Yarra. Designed by Webb and Taylor, building started in 1856. This photograph was taken before 1876, when the building was extended, and a central tower added.

Dates: 1870 - 1875
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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City of Melbourne, Law Courts, 1882

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/10
Scope and Contents

197 x 127 mm. A view taken from the junction of William Street and Lonsdale Street showing the Law Courts in the final stages of completion, with just some minor work continuing in Lonsdale Street. This would date this photograph to around 1882, when the buildings were completed.

Dates: 1882
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Collins St, Melbourne, 1885 - 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/31
Scope and Contents

204 x 146 mm. A rather dark print, looking along Collins Street, with trams and carts.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Collins St W, from William Street, 1885 - 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/33
Scope and Contents

198 x 146 mm. A view along the street showing various business premises, with a tram in the roadway. The domed tower in the distance belongs to the Federal Coffee Palace (see Y3087D/7).

Dates: 1885 - 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Collins Street, 1888 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/20
Scope and Contents

200 x 137 mm. A view from the Treasury Buildings in Spring Street looking along the length of Collins Street, with trams and carts on the road. The two church spires on the right belong to the Scots Church and the Baptist Church.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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[Collins Street], 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/29
Scope and Contents

202 x 149 mm. A view looking along the length of Collins Street taken from the crossroads with Swanston Street and showing trams and pedestrians. The building at the extreme right advertises ‘Melba’. If it is indeed advertising a current performance of Dame Nellie Melba, this would date the picture to 1902, when she returned for the first time to Australia after many years absence.

Dates: 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Collins Street, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/148
Scope and Contents

183 x 129 mm. A view looking down Collins Street towards Spring Street, where the Treasury Buildings can be seen. With shops and offices on either side of the street and a row of horse cabs in the centre of the street awaiting custom.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Collins Street, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code:  GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/151
Scope and Contents

183 x 129 mm. A view showing a block of office buildings at the junction of Collins Street and Market Street. The buildings include the National Insurance Company of Australasia offices and the Shipping Exchange.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Collins Street, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code:  GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/156
Scope and Contents

182 x 132 mm. A view looking down Collins Street towards Spencer Street, with shops and offices lining the road. On the right, at the junction with Swanston Street, the Town Hall can be seen.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Collins Street Churches, Melbourne, 1885 - 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/28
Scope and Contents

200 x 143 mm. A view looking down Collins Street, showing two unidentified churches next to each other on the opposite side of the road. Possibly the Scots Church and the Baptist Church.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Collins Street, Melbourne, 1885 - 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/30
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. A view looking up Collins Street towards Spring Street, at whose junction the Treasury buildings can just be seen. Collins Street is busy with pedestrians, trams and carts.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Canberra, Sept. to Oct. 1981: Forbes Burnham speaking at the opening ceremony, 1981

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CC/861
Scope and Contents

243 x 190 mm.

Dates: 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Canberra, Sept. to Oct. 1981: Indira Gandhi, Forbes Burnham, Robert Muldoon, I.S. Audu, Sir Julius Chan and Peter Josie at the opening ceremony, 1981

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CC/862
Scope and Contents

245 x 193 mm.

Dates: 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Canberra, Sept. to Oct. 1981: Malcolm Fraser opening the meeting at Melbourne Town Hall, 1981

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CC/859
Scope and Contents

245 x 195 mm.

Dates: 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Canberra, Sept. to Oct. 1981: Malcolm Fraser welcomes Margaret Thatcher to the official opening, 1981

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CC/857
Scope and Contents

195 x 244 mm.

Dates: 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Canberra, Sept. to Oct. 1981: Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, Tan Sri Muhamad Ghazali Shafie and M.V. Molapo at the executive opening session, 1981

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CC/863
Scope and Contents

249 x 189 mm.

Dates: 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Sept. to Oct. 1981: Indira Gandhi speaking at opening ceremony, 1981

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CC/860
Scope and Contents

240 x 189 mm.

Dates: 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).