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Architectural Style: Federation Romanesque Style

ART GALLERY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA COMPLEX (MAIN GALLERY BUILDING)

The Art Gallery of Western Australia consists of several buildings built at different periods and some originally for other purposes.  There…

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Art Gallery and Museum Buildings (WA Museum Complex)

This group of buildings comprising the Jubilee Building, Hackett Hall, the old Gaol, Government Geologist’s Building and the first State Art Gallery represent many layers of…

Location
5 Francis Street
Year
1855 - Old Perth Gaol, 1897 - Jubilee Building, 1903 - Victoria Public Library (dem), Govt Geologist's Building, 1908 Art Gallery (first), 1913 Hackett Hall, 1972 new museum building (dem)

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Theatre Royal and Metropole Hotel

Both the Hotel Metropole and the Theatre Royal were built by local businessman, Thomas George Anstruther Molloy, one of the largest landowners in Perth and also a successful politician, serving as Member for Perth…

Location
637-645 Hay Street
Year
1893 (Hotel Metropol), 1897 (Theatre Royal)

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Phineas Seeligson’s (fmr), Perth (City Loans Office, Commercial Building)

One of the most distinctive buildings on Barrack Street was erected in 1894 for pawnbroker Phineas Seeligson. A three storey,…

Location
143 Barrack Street
Year
1894

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Perth Mint

The discovery of gold in large quantities in the early 1890s not only brought people and money into Western Australia,…

Location
310 Hay Street
Year
1898

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