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Colour films of Melbourne from 1940 and 1942. Sound track is a Melbourne radio program from 1940, Friday Night at 8.

Colour films of Melbourne from 1940 and 1942. Sound track is a Melbourne radio program from 1940, Friday Night at 8.

Hospital Beds in the Great Hall of the Exhibition Building, Carlton, during the great influenza pandemic of 1918-19

Hospital Beds in the Great Hall of the Exhibition Building, Carlton, during the great influenza pandemic of 1918-19

Getting Darrell Lea chocolates & lollies on the way back to the train station after a day shopping in the City

Getting Darrell Lea chocolates & lollies on the way back to the train station after a day shopping in the City

APRIL 1948: Ron Kantor, 1, from Paris, stood guard over his parents’ baggage on the wharf after arriving in Melbourne. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library

APRIL 1948: Ron Kantor, 1, from Paris, stood guard over his parents’ baggage on the wharf after arriving in Melbourne. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library

COLE'S BOOK ARCADE Bourke Street Melbourne interior in the 1880's. From Cole of the Book Arcade : A biography of E.W Cole by Cole Tunley 1974 (minkshmink) #colesfunnypicturebook #colesbookarcade

COLE'S BOOK ARCADE Bourke Street Melbourne interior in the 1880's. From Cole of the Book Arcade : A biography of E.W Cole by Cole Tunley 1974 (minkshmink) #colesfunnypicturebook #colesbookarcade

Another Bourke Street scene, this time from 1961. W-class trams rule and one can also see the Cromwell Building (north-west cnr of Bourke and Elizabeth Streets) still standing opposite the GPO. The unwelcome intrusion of a multi storey carpark can be seen on the left, and yes, hard to believe that it's still standing!

Another Bourke Street scene, this time from 1961. W-class trams rule and one can also see the Cromwell Building (north-west cnr of Bourke and Elizabeth Streets) still standing opposite the GPO. The unwelcome intrusion of a multi storey carpark can be seen on the left, and yes, hard to believe that it's still standing!