Melbourne’s Elizabeth Street in 1870

Our recent photos of Australia have been quite popular lately. So, we want to add another one to the mix. This one is of Melbourne’s Elizabeth Street in 1870.

Photograph of Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, ca. 1870, showing a wide dirt road with buildings and pedestrians on left footpath, and horse drawn carts in distance. On building foreground (l.l.): “Leveson & Co. Wine & Spirit Merchants.” Inscribed on lower mount: “C. Nettleton Photo / Melbourne.”

Source: State Library Victoria