"Sand ridge Pier, Melbourne". Albumen photograph. James N. Vickers.

"Sand ridge Pier, Melbourne". Albumen photograph.

1879. Striking view of the busy Melbourne pier with many tall masted ships, including one with a funnel, and trolley tracks along the entire length of the pier, with wagons drawn up alongside the ships, and busy workers.

From views of Australia taken by James N. Vickers in 1879. Titled in ink in a period hand at the right margin, "Sandridge Pier, Melbourne". Albumen photograph laid down on heavier stock. 7 3/8 x 5 3/8". Trove 60589206 at the National Library of Australia. Very good condition. Item #24878

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