Picture of the Month showcases a picture from RHSV image collection each month with supporting research undertaken by our honorary research officers.
Past Pictures of the Month
February 2015 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
November 2013 Great Ocean Road memorial Toll Gate, c.1930 (The Rose Stereograph Company. RHSV Collection – PH-990702
October 2013 Cricket Lovely Cricket
September 2013 Australian Rules
August 2013 Happy Birthday – Horses of Australia
July 2013 Right Royal into the skies
June 2013- First Exhibition of Women’s Work, 23 October – 20 November 1907
May 2013 – Kenney’s Gentlemen’s Bathing Ship, St Kilda.
April 2013 – “Not a Flat Thing” – Melbourne’s Parliament House and its Intended Dome.
March 2013 – Parliament House and Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, c. 1900: once Federal and State Houses of Parliament.
February 2013 – “A Typical Victorian Country School” – children tending the garden, c. 1908
December 2012 – Bushwalkers with packs, c. 1920
November 2012 – “Kamesburgh”, later “Anzac Hostel”, 78 North Road, Brighton
October 2012 – First Train Arrives at Bendigo (Sandhurst)