Melbourne - Port Phillip - 1840 from Surveyor-General's Yard

Various buildings in Melbourne, as viewed from the Surveyor-General's yard. If you look closely, the buildings are labelled with letters. The building labelled "b" is the guard room, and "d" (large two-storey building) is the jail. The full key is reproduced in the Library catalogue.


Robert Hoddle, circa 1840. Drawing: pencil and watercolour.


Accession number: H258


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures Collection.


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Melbourne's first gaols