Melbourne from Collingwood

It did not take long for this quiet, lightly wooded scene to transform into the bustling and densely populated suburb of Collingwood.  The small town of Melbourne can be seen in the distance.


Henry Godfrey, December 30 1843. Drawing : pen, ink and watercolour


Accession number: H90.53/1/90-91

From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures collection.


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Land speculation