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By the late 1880s, the Metropolis of Melbourne was the second largest English-speaking city in the world.
What were the implications of this mushroom growth or Clifton Hill?
What can Clifton Hill tell us about the nature and identity of Marvellous Melbourne?
1. Where is the “Hill”?
2. Where are the mansions?
Clifton Hill, next stop, Hell.
Hell on earth
The bard of Clifton Hill
What was he really saying?