A rather quiet looking Flinders Street, taken from across Spencer Street, looking east. The Sir Charles Hotham Hotel on the corner of Flinders and Spencer Streets is long gone, with a new edifice erected in 1912, still bearing the Sir Charles Hotham name. Away in the medium distance we see masts of ships, docked on the north side of the Yarra, just in front of the Customs House (the building with the double flagpoles).
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Notes from the State Library tell us that this image is a "View east along Flinders Street possibly from the area of Victoria Dock, footpath and unmade road on left in front of three storey Sir Charles Hotham hotel on the corner of Spencer Street, docklands on right with wooden structure signed: Victoria New Dock Weighbridge, mast of sailing ships on Yarra visible on left, carts and carriages."
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