1883c Collins Street looking west from Swanston Street


An elevated photograph of Collins Street from around 1883. Looking west along Collins Street from the Town Hall on Swanston Street.  

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Photograph attributed to Charles Nettleton.

The notes from the State Library tell us that this image is an "elevated view, of Collins Street from the Town Hall, ca. 1883. Shows buildings including Foster & Martin Photographers, S. Mullen Books & Stationery, and Haigh Brothers. Horse drawn carriages can be seen on road to left and parked at roadsides".

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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