People & Places


Montsalvat

The Great Hall looking South East Montsalvat is an artist colony in Eltham, Victoria, Australia, established by Justus Jorgensen in 1934. It is home to over a dozen buildings, houses and halls set amongst richly established gardens on 48   Read more ...


Eltham

The Eltham bush Eltham is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 20 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the Shire of Nillumbik. At the 2011 Census, Eltham had a population of 18,162   Read more ...

Family and friends at Open Country, c.1951,

The Boyds

Family and friends at Open Country, c.1951, (Left to right, back) David Boyd, Merric Boyd, Hatton Beck, (Left to right centre) Guy Boyd, Lucy Boyd (with child), Mary Boyd, John Perceval, unidentified, Yvonne and son Jamie Boyd, (Left to   Read more ...

Pine Trees in 1952 - side view of the main house

23 York Street, Eltham

Pine Trees in 1952 - side view of the main house. Photo: Tony Knox Known as 'Pine Trees', 23 York St Eltham was purchased in 1949, This three acre property was close to Eltham township it was home to a large (28 squares) Victorian   Read more ...