A beautiful photograph of Parliament House in 1901.
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Photograph attributed to Robert S. Brain, Government Printer.
Notes from the State Library tell us that this photograph is a "Souvenir of the visit of their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York to Melbourne, Victoria, to open the first Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia."
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 are working 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.