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, Elwood and Elsternwick and was taken circa 1965-71.

Physical description

Black and white photograph. An aerial photograph showing parts of the suburbs of Brighton, Elwood and Elsternwick. The significant landmark featured is Elsternwick Park with the Elwood Tram Depot at its top right corner. A small section of the Bay around Elwood Pier is on the upper right edge of the photograph. The main roads shown include North Road at the top, Nepean Highway on the left, St Kilda Street on the right and Glen Huntly Road at the bottom.