Clifton Hill


Click here for a thematic overview of Melbourne’s fascinating history.

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.


Playing God

Hell on earth

Look VERY carefully at this map.

The bard of Clifton Hill

What was he really saying?


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