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Glass Negative - Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, Victoria, Apr 1898 Image Reg. No: MM 030145

Summary:
View of platforms of Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, April 1898. Photograph taken by Thomas Beckett.

Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
Description Of Content:
View of Flinders Street Railway Station looking in an easterly direction showing four platforms including Coburg, Port Melbourne and St Kilda lines, advertising signs, foot bridge and signal structure.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: rail transport, railway lines, railway signals, railway stations, railways, steam railway locomotives
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railway Infrastructure - Stations
Tertiary Classification: metropolitan
Original Caption: FLINDERS STREET STATION.
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1898
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1898

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