Justin's Drama and Theatre LinksOzLit - J. F. Daneill's poem about Melbourne in 1888 'The Jubilee of Melbourne', plus notations.
Artists Footsteps - Painting of Princess Bridge, Melbourne, 1888.
National Gallery of Victoria - Frederick McCubbin painting of Melbourne, 1888.
Josef Lebovic Gallery - Picture of Melbourne from the Royal Exhibition Building, 1888.
Global Ballooning - Picture of the Yarra Glen Grand, restored Victorian hotel (built 1888).
Photo Heritage Australia - View of the Yarra River, circa 1888.
Museum Victoria - Picture of the Great Hall, Royal Exhibition Building, 1888.
Museum Victoria - Picture of Collins Street, Melbourne, late 1880's.
State Library of Victoria Pictures Catalogue - Find 27 images of the 1888 Melbourne Centennial Exhibition here or several hundred images of life in Melbourne, 1888 here.
The Philadelphia Print Shop - Picture of George Sala, the man who coined the term 'Marvellous Melbourne'.
National Centre for Australian Studies - Monash University - Excellent history of Melbourne from the Australian Places Database.
Visit Victoria - Discussion about 1880's Melbourne from Melbourne's Golden Mile Heritage Walk.
Visit Victoria - Discussion about some of Melbourne's finest buildings, constructed during the land boom of the 1880's.
Only Melbourne - History of Melbourne.
1UP Info - Brief history of Melbourne.
Melbourne Hotel Bookings - Brief history of Melbourne.
World Tourism - Brief history of Melbourne.
Museum Victoria - Marvellous Melbourne series of articles on the history of Melbourne. This brief article discusses the economic boom of the 1880's.
Local Traders - A history of various Melbourne suburbs. (pdf)
Carol Rothwell - A pictorial history of Melbourne.
Arakaraath - Reference to the source of the term 'Marvellous Melbourne'.
Arakaraath - History of Melbourne.
Australian Catholic University - Australian drama and Marvellous Melbourne.
ABC - Tourism interview where historian Graeme Davison considers the importance of Melbourne's 1880 and 1888 exhibitions as contributors to Australian economic growth.
Visit Victoria - Article about the historical significance of the Royal Exhibition Building. Includes photographs (part of Melbourne's Golden Mile Historical Walk).
Heritage Victoria - Heritage register details for the Royal Exhibition Building. Includes a detailed history.
Environment Australia - Detailed history of the Royal Exhibition Building.
Axemen Australia - Product poster from the 1888 Exhibition.
Environment Australia - Several photos of the Royal Exhibition Building.
Museum Victoria - Article about the Centennial International Exposition at the Royal Exhibition Building, 1888.
Walking Melbourne - Profile and pictures of the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.
Walking Melbourne - Picture of Fink's Building, corner of Flinders and Elizabeth Streets, Melbourne (built 1888).
Walking Melbourne - Various pictures of the APA Building (the Australia Building), corner Elizabeth Street and Flinders Lane (built 1889).
Only Melbourne - Article chronicling the history of the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.
Only Melbourne - Aerial view of the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 1888.
Frank Sharman - Recent picture of the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.
Marriner Theatres - Article on the history of the Princess Theatre, Melbourne
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