|Book Size||265 x 245 x 36 mm (H x W x D)|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Release Date||22 Sep 2014|
|Subject Classification||Local interest, family history & nostalgia / Places in old photographs|
Retro Melbourne is a pictorial feast of rare images of the city, suburbs and country centres taken by photographer Fred Mitchell in the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s. Melbourne street scenes, people heading off to work, trams and traffic and businesses and buildings now long gone are displayed in beautiful colour shots alongside iconic images of country Victoria, suburban roads and advertisements of the era. Complimented by a brief history of the southern city, including the growth of Melbourne and surrounding suburbs in the postwar era, Retro Melbourne provides a rare snapshot into the past life of a beautiful city.