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The best pictures of memorable Melbourne characters

Posted in Australia, Best pictures, Children, Christmas, Historical articles, History on Monday, 24 August 2015

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The best pictures of memorable Australian characters in the city of Melbourne are all fine studies of human nature among the indigent members of society.
The first picture shows a rag-picker.

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Sketches in Australia: the Melbourne rag picker by W Ralston

The second picture shows a group of the unemployed in Melbourne.

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The Labour Market in Australia, the Unemployed who are not anxious for Employment, a Sketch in the Treasury Gardens, Melbourne

The third picture shows a Chinese pedlar’s generosity to the Melbourne well-to-do at Christmas.

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Christmas in Melbourne, a Chinese Pedlar making Presents to his Customers

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