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Paper Boy, c.1860

Paper Boy, c.1860

This photograph of ‘The Paper Boy’ was taken in c. 1860. The scene is looking west down Collins St from Swanston St. The paper boy, selling The Age or The Argus or both, stands within the intersection, eyes trained on the photographer. Horse and buggies, with men in black hats and dark clothing, are seen

Demolition fears for historic drill hall

The Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) fears it could be evicted from its premises and the historical building demolished after the state election. The Drill Hall at 239 A’Beckett St is owned by the State Government but is on a list of properties which could be sold. The society says it has been given

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