Melbourne Landing, 1840; watercolour by W. Liardet (1840)
Canvas Town, South Melbourne in the 1850s depicting temporary accommodation for the thousands who poured into Melbourne each week during the gold rush.
Lithograph of the Royal Exhibition Building, built to host the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880
Federal Coffee Palace, one of many grand hotels erected during the boom
The Big Picture, the opening of the first Parliament of Australia on 9 May 1901, painted by Tom Roberts.