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HAVE A GROUSE XMAS!Xmas Lights. East Street, Westgarth.

HAVE A GROUSE XMAS!
Xmas Lights. East Street, Westgarth.


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Our new Australian Coat of Arms? 

Our new Australian Coat of Arms? 

Life’s a Beach, St Kilda Beach, 1985, by Rennie Ellis. 

Life’s a Beach, St Kilda Beach, 1985, by Rennie Ellis. 

Cathy Godbold and Chris Gabardi (Newlyweds) at The Hyatt Hotel, Melbourne, c. 1990s.

Cathy Godbold and Chris Gabardi (Newlyweds) at The Hyatt Hotel, Melbourne, c. 1990s.

Medallion issued to all Tasmanian school children following the cessation of convict transportation in 1853.

Medallion issued to all Tasmanian school children following the cessation of convict transportation in 1853.

Dudley Mansions, Melbourne, 1935. 

Dudley Mansions, Melbourne, 1935. 

Victory Bitters. What?

Victory Bitters. What?

Rollerskating nineteenth-century style in Melbourne.

Rollerskating nineteenth-century style in Melbourne.

Crowds gather at Melbourne’s Old Treasury Building (and on the roof) for the Earl of Hopetoun’s arrival, November 1889. 

Crowds gather at Melbourne’s Old Treasury Building (and on the roof) for the Earl of Hopetoun’s arrival, November 1889. 

Novelty night at the Birmingham Hotel, Fitzroy, 1918.

Novelty night at the Birmingham Hotel, Fitzroy, 1918.

Tab.

Tab.

Pencil sharpener. 

Pencil sharpener. 

GPO clock tower, Bourke Street, Melbourne.

GPO clock tower, Bourke Street, Melbourne.


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