Swanston Street and Collins Street intersection 1880s

Maker unknown

Registration number

1753947

Artist/maker

Maker unknown

Title

Swanston Street and Collins Street intersection

Production date

1880s

Medium

card and paper

Dimensions (H x W x D)

6.5 x 15.5 cm (drawing); 16.5 x 21.5 cm (mount)

Inscriptions

verso: (handwritten in fountain pen): This picture shows the intersection / of Swanston and Collins Streets / when the old Town Hall was / demolished 1867
(handwritten in pencil): Return to George Wragg / Town Hall / Return to Town Clerk / Melbourne

Credit line

City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection

Keywords

Melbourne, 19th Century, 1800s, Swanston Street, Collins Street, Town Hall, George Wragg, Town Clark

Summary

A reproduction of a black and white drawing showing the intersection of Swanston Street and Collins Street, from the perspective of the rubble of the old Melbourne Town Hall which was demolished in 1867.