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Photograph - Willsmere, Aerial Photograph, circa 1980

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
Aerial photograph of Willsmere and the Kew Cottages bounded by the Boulevard, the Chandler Highway, Princes Street and Wills Street.
Object Registration
2016.0091
Keywords
willsmere (kew), kew cottages, eastern freeway, willsmere hospital, yarra river
Historical information
This aerial photograph shows the Kew Cottages, and doctors/clergy residences on the north side of Wills Street, before the State Government sold the land for residential development. The doctors residences were made of 'Glen Iris' Olympic Bricks. According to neighbours of the time most of the buildings were demolished overnight.
When Made
c. 1980
Inscriptions & Markings
Nil
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM