Public Record Office Victoria holds a vast array of records created by Victorian Government departments and authorities including the State’s courts, local councils, schools, public hospitals and other public offices.
Construction of Coode Channel, c. 1880
Views of the Canal at Fisherman's Bend, August 1886
Yan Yean Water Supply, Regulations for the Summer of 1875-76. Click on thumbnail for details and transcript.
Menu for the MMBW engineering staff banquet, 1894
Photograph showing the original outfall sewer construction scene, c. 1895.
Visit of Lord Hopetoun to Spotswood, 15 March 1895, photograph showing the official group outside the store shed
Royal Botannic Gardens today
Plan of the Government House reserve, Botanic Gardens, 1864. Reproduced courtesy of the Map Collection, State Library of Victoria.
William R Guilfoyle, Plan of the Melbourne Botanic Garden. This plan was created at the beginning of Guilfoyle's directorship of the Gardens in the 1870s
Plan of the Melbourne Botanic Gardens. This plan from 1948, shows the influence of William Guilfoyle, who succeeded Mueller as Director.
Fitzroy Gardens today
Carlton Gardens today featuring the Royal Exhibition building.
Plan of Carlton Gardens, 1874. Reproduced courtesy of the Map Collection, State Library of Victoria.
Flagstaff Gardens today
Alexandra Gardens as they look today featuring the many boathouses that line the Yarra
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