On this day: the demolition of the Old Melbourne Gaol

Australia’s Old Melbourne Gaol¬†photographed while being taken apart on the 19th of¬†April, 1937.

The gaol is most famous for being the place of the execution of bushranger (highwayman) Ned Kelly in 1880.

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