We have an amazing collection of thousands of historical photographs waiting for you to discover.
Some images are printed while other are available digitally.
Our collection includes photographs of people, events in Boroondara, buildings, streetscapes and the natural environment from the mid 1800s to the present day.
Hint: use the ‘refine’ button to narrow the search results and enter a keyword in the 'anywhere' field or narrow the 'collection' field to local history.
Request a copy or permission to use a photograph
Our photographs are free to view, but may be under copyright protection and cannot be reproduced without permission.
You can order a copy or request permission online to use or publish a photograph.
Donate a photograph
We are always keen to add new photographic treasures to help people understand how the local history of the area has been shaped.
If you have printed or digital photos of people or places in the City of Boroondara, you can donate a copy to the library to help us collect and share the memories of our City.