Click here for a thematic overview of Melbourne’s fascinating history.
The man who taught us how to amuse ourselves
Child of the boom
In 1893, James Mc Culloch’s London Chartered Bank collapsed triggering a deep depression.
Poorest of the poor
John Wren, inventor
A bright and ambitious young man is granted a patent.
Building young men
Triumph and death
A fitting monument?
Festival Hall, Dudley Street
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