Past Pictures of the Month
Picture of the Month showcases a picture from RHSV image collection each month with supporting research undertaken by our honorary research officers.
August 2015 Oriental Tea Company, 144-146 Little Flinders Street West, Melbourne, c. 1886 : composite of drawings showing façade of main building, blending room, packing room, boxing room and unpacking room; reproduced from <em>The Jubilee History of Victoria and Melbourne</em></strong> (TWH Leavitt, editor with W.D Lilburn, historian; Duffus Bros; printers; 1888), Vol I, Part III, after p. 12 [RHSV Collection : BK009-0021]
March 2015 Female Confectioners’ Union, Victorian Branch: Eight Hour Day Float (Eight Hour Day Procession, Melbourne), c. 1925. Photographer unknown [RHSV Collection: I-087]
Steam tram near its terminus at Back Beach, Sorrento; also showing an open horse drawn carriage; sometime between 1890-1918 RHSV Collection : PC-0713
December 2014 Advertisements for Myrtlebank Guest House, Grampians (Hall’s Gap) from Where to Go in Victoria, 1948 and Where to Go in Victoria, 1958-59 (both published by The Victorian Railways), p379 and p345 respectively: [RHSV Collection – BL138-0401 and BL139-0315] November 2014 TSMV Duntroon, Postcard. RHSV Collection : PH-120117
]October 2014 How We Raised the First Hundred Thousand Melbourne, Lothian Book Publishing, 1917. RHSV Collection – BL141
September 2014 Fire at 285 Lennox Street, Richmond: four men in the burnt out printery of A. Asher & Co., 2 January 1914 RHSV Collection : PH-020573
July 2014 Rupertswood, 3 Macedon Street, Sunbury, c.1890 RHSV Collection : GS-WG-0166
Great Ocean Road memorial Toll Gate, c.1930 (The Rose Stereograph Company. RHSV Collection – PH-990702
– First Exhibition of Women’s Work, 23 October – 20 November 1907
– Kenney’s Gentlemen’s Bathing Ship, St Kilda.
– “Not a Flat Thing” – Melbourne’s Parliament House and its Intended Dome.
– Parliament House and Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, c. 1900: once Federal and State Houses of Parliament.
– “A Typical Victorian Country School” – children tending the garden, c. 1908
– “Kamesburgh”, later “Anzac Hostel”, 78 North Road, Brighton