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Explore Melbourne’s Elizabeth Street in 1870 Through This Vintage Photograph

Discover what Melbourne's Elizabeth Street looked like in 1870 with this beautiful vintage photograph. See the buildings, pedestrians, and horse-drawn carts in the distance and explore the source of this amazing photo.
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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

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