1869 Lonsdale St looking east from Queen Street


An image of Lonsdale Street and most of Melbourne in 1869, looking east from Queen Street from the tower of Dr Fitzgerald's residence "Rostella" in Lonsdale Street West.

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Photograph is attributed to John Noone.

Notes from the State Library of Victoria tell us that the image is an "Overhead view of city showing commercial buildings, London Boarding House, American Tobacco Manufacturers, hotels - Rigby's Council Club Family Hotel, Temperance Hotel, Crown Hotel, Imperial Hotel. State Library of Victoria, Queen Victoria Hospital upper left, St Patrick's Cathedral under construction in distance. Horses and carriages in street."

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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