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Photograph - Looking north along the east side of Main Road from near Henry Street, Eltham, February 1968

From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Vic

Description
Black and white photograph
Size
8 x 13 cm
Object Registration
02143-17
Keywords
duplication, eltham, main road, commercial bank, eltham, dudley street, shire of eltham war memorial, arthur street, shopping centre, eltham shire office
Historical information
Shows the Commercial Bank of Australia on the Dudley Street intersection and part of the War Memorial on the left amongst the parked cars.
When Made
Feb 1968
Significance
In February 1968 an unknown person took a series of photos from the Eltham Hotel at Pitt Street heading north along Main Road through the shopping centre to just north of Elsa Court covering the length of the section of Main Road which was duplicated shortly thereafter. Shows the condition and environment of the streesscape of Main Road, Eltham immediately prior to the duplication between Pitt Street and Elsa Court through the shopping centre. Also shows a number of shops and businesses that operated at that time.
Last updated
17 Sep 2017 at 12:35AM