Capital: Melbourne when it was the capital city of Australia, 1901–1927

Author: Kristin Otto
Price: $29.95
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Researched through a Redmond Barry Fellowship, author Kristin Otto mined the Library collections to explore Melbourne when it was considered the capital of Australia, from 1901 to 1927.

Well-known Melbourne characters and how they went on to influence global developments are interwoven with fascinating photos from Library collections, to reveal a city where the significance of small changes could scarcely be imagined.