Past Pictures of the Month

Picture of the Month showcases a picture from RHSV image collection each month with supporting research undertaken by our volunteers.

RHSV-BL141_War Relief Fund-CollageOctober 2014 How We Raised the First Hundred Thousand Melbourne, Lothian Book Publishing, 1917 RHSV Collection – BL141 PH-020573_Fire at RichmondSeptember 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
RHSV_Rupertswood_GS-WG-0166July 2014  Rupertswood, 3 Macedon Street, Sunbury, c.1890 RHSV Collection : GS-WG-0166 The Great Ocean RoadNovember 2013 Great Ocean Road memorial
Cricket at the MCG cicra 1880sOctober 2013 Cricket Lovely Cricket Football match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, c. 1880. EtchingSeptember 2013 Australian Rules
Picture of ploughing Horses at Dookie College around 1900August 2013 Happy Birthday – Horses of Australia Slipstream magazine cover and advertisementJuly 2013 Right Royal into the skies
First Exhibition of Women’s WorkJune 2013- First Exhibition of Women’s Work, 23 October – 20 November 1907 Kenney’s Gentlemen’s Bathing Ship, St KildaMay 2013 – Kenney’s Gentlemen’s Bathing Ship, St Kilda.
Parliament House DomeApril 2013 – “Not a Flat Thing” – Melbourne’s Parliament House and its Intended Dome. Parliament House and Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, c. 1900March 2013 – 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. 1908February 2013 – “A Typical Victorian Country School” – children tending the garden, c. 1908  Bushwalkers with packs, c. 1920December 2012 – Bushwalkers with packs, c. 1920
Kamesburgh', later “Anzac Hostel”, 78 North Road, BrightonNovember 2012  – “Kamesburgh”, later “Anzac Hostel”, 78 North Road, Brighton First Train Arrives at Bendigo (Sandhurst)October 2012 – First Train Arrives at Bendigo (Sandhurst)