1863 Elizabeth Street


An interesting engraving of the Elizabeth Street (west side just north of Collins Street intersection) from December 24, 1863. A lot of the establishments and businesses were familiar names to Melburnians right through the 20th century.

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Published in "The Australian News for Home Readers", December 24th 1863.

The notes from the State Library tell us that this image is a "Streetscape, including the businesses of William Dean, George Robertson, McBean, James McEwan & Co. and Thomas Jackson."

This is a digitally retouched reproduction of the original held by the State Library of Victoria. All prints are reproduced without the HOTPRESS watermarks.

Our team of conservators have worked on a high resolution digital image in order to remove blemishes and artifacts such as stains, mould, scratches and damage caused by the handling of the original. We strive to provide authentic representations of the original work that are suitable for enlargements that retain the tones and character of the original.

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