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Retro Melbourne / Fred Mitchell
Bib ID 6572384
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Mitchell, Fred, photographer
 
Description London ; Sydney ; Auckland : New Holland Publishers Pty Ltd, 2014 
©2014 
319 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits (chiefly colour) ; 25 x 27 cm 
ISBN 9781742575797 (hardback)
Summary

Retro Melbourne is a pictorial feast of rare images of the city, suburbs and country centres taken by photographer Fred Mitchell in the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s. Melbourne street scenes, people heading off to work, trams and traffic and businesses and buildings now long gone are displayed in beautiful colour shots alongside iconic images of country Victoria, suburban roads and advertisements of the era. Complimented by a brief history of the southern city, including the growth of Melbourne and surrounding suburbs in the postwar era, Retro Melbourne provides a rare snapshot into the past life of a beautiful city. Complimented by a brief history of the southern city, including the growth of Melbourne and surrounding suburbs in the postwar era, Retro Melbourne provides a rare snapshot into the past life of a beautiful city. MEDIA: Photos to be featured in all National Newspapers, including a feature article in The Age and Sun Herald, radio coverage all states and Victoria.

Subjects Melbourne (Vic.) -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.  |  Melbourne (Vic.) -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.  |  Melbourne (Vic.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.  |  Victoria -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.  |  Victoria -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.  |  Victoria -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.  |  Australian

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