The 'flood', Elizabeth Street

Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, flooding at 6pm, 8 December 1862. Elizabeth St was actually the site of a small creek flowing in to the Yarra at the time of Melbourne's founding, and has flooded several times in the intervening 175 years.


Created circa 1908. Black and white printed postcard.


Accession number: H34389/47


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures Collection.


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Melbourne city grid