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Photograph - View of Piers, Port Melbourne from Mission windows

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Description
Small Landscape B and W image of ships moored alongside a pier in distance and small early car in foreground on unsealed road travelling left to right.
Object Registration
0743
Keywords
port melbourne, mission to seamen building, port melbourne pier
Historical information
This image appears to have been taken from the second storey of the Mission to Seamen, on Beach Rd Esplanade, Port Melbourne circa 1912 - 1920. One of several images on loose album pages.
When Made
Early 20th C.
Significance
An early image taken from the building established in Port Melbourne initially in the mid 19th C and operating up to the 1930s until replaced by a modern deco building in 1936. Shows examples of vintage cars.
Inscriptions & Markings
Handwritten descriptive inscription is written underneath on an album page.
Last updated
6 Aug 2018 at 10:31PM