Looking south along Port Melbourne beach from Station Pier.
See the intact but aged starch factory. One can almost see how quiet everything is. The sky generates warmth. I understand that in those days only twelve thousand people lived in the city of Port Melbourne. On the other hand, not too far behind my back as I took this photograph, Port … [Read More...]
From the Collection - Port Melbourne Festival Posters (various catalogue nos)
A selection of posters from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s promoting the Port Melbourne Festival
Port has a long-standing tradition of an annual community festival usually held over a weekend in summer. At times it has been held in JL Murphy Reserve, Bay Street and … [Read More...]
To celebrate the resurrection of the 1925 J Kitchen & Sons administration building in Ingles Street through its redevelopment as apartments as part of the Channel 9 television series The Block, we have produced a set of six postcards featuring historic images of Kitchens and two of their iconic products, Velvet Soap and Solvol.
The six … [Read More...]