Historical information

Completion of stage one of the new Eltham Shire Office located at 895 Main Road Eltham. They were demolished in August 1996. Note the historic Shillinglaw trees at the front of the building.


This photo forms part of a collection of photographs gathered by the Shire of Eltham for their centenary project book, "Pioneers and Painters: 100 years of the Shire of Eltham" by Alan Marshall (1971). The collection of over 500 images is held in partnership between Eltham District Historical Society and Yarra Plenty Regional Library (Eltham Library) and is now formally known as 'The Shire of Eltham Pioneers Photograph Collection.'
It is significant in being the first community sourced collection representing the places and people of the Shire's first one hundred years.

Physical description

Digital image
Print 20 x 24.5 cm (Eltham Library)

Inscriptions & markings

Hugh Fisher Photographer , 82 Lygon St., Brunswick and 6 York St., Eltham. 439-9046 Image A1217