Ferntree Gully

A forester’s cottage, Ferntree GullyDandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia, ca. 1900, a glass lantern slide by Archibald James Campbell, via Museums Victoria Collections.

I like the two log pillars at the bottom of the steps, each topped by a potted plant.

During the 19th century, the forests of the Dandenong mountains were a major source of timber for Melbourne.

One thought on “Ferntree Gully

  1. Great potted plants, I agree. I’d never have guessed that the forester’s cottage was in Australia. The detailing around the windows on the house is quite striking, as is the patterning of the wood.

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