Year 9 History Victoria at the turn of the 20 th century. Living and working conditions, the impact of the gold rush and ‘Marvellous Melbourne’. Elaboration.
Living and working conditions, the impact of the gold rush and ‘Marvellous Melbourne’
Q. How can this photograph be used to show the living conditions of working-class people in Sydney in 1900?
1. What is the evidence to suggest that the dwellings are not permanent?2. In what ways is this dwelling unhygienic for its occupants?
Collins Street, town of Melbourne, New South Wales, 1839. Sydney, 1900. Held at
Source: State Library of Victoria
Collins street, 1950’s