1885 corner of Collins and Swanston Streets


A beautiful photo of the corner of Collins and Swanston Streets around 1885 showing groups of pedestrians in conversation. The photographer had his back to the Melbourne Town Hall and is looking to the west along Collins Street.

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Photograph attributed to John William Lindt.

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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