Historical information

The Department of Crown Lands and Survey (1857-1983) was responsible for the administration of survey and mapping and the sale, occupation and management of crown land throughout its existence. This aerial photograph shows parts of Brighton and Elwood and was taken on 1 December 1976

Physical description

Black and white photograph. An aerial photograph showing parts of the suburbs of Brighton and Elwood. The land with streets lined with houses is on the left, the coastline runs diagonally down the centre and the Bay is on the right. The lower right edge of the coast begins at Point Ormond, with Elsternwick Park taking up a large portion of the lower left quadrant of the photograph. The main roads shown include North Road at the top, New Street on the left, Ormond Esplanade/St Kilda Street on the right and Glen Huntly Road at the bottom. The photograph has a white border with text in a black margin at the bottom.