Emerald Hill

The lost names of Emerald Hill

The walls of South Melbourne (or Emerald Hill, as it was known in the later 19th century – one of Melbourne’s lost place names) are rich in memories: of people, occupations, products, social movements. ¬†These painted signs, featuring other lost names, are an archive of the suburb’s history, visible in plain sight, though¬†often overlooked. Continue reading