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Barrack Street, Perth, Western Australia, decorated for the Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

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CollectionsIntercolonial Investment, Land & Building Company Limited
Date created: 1897
Description: 
View looking down Barrack Street from Murray Street. The occasion is the celebration of sixty years of Queen Victoria's reign. The street decorations include a street arch with: GOD BLESS OUR NOBLE QUEEN and a profile portrait of Victoria in a medallion. Buildings are draped with bunting and banners and foliage has been arranged in barrels, on balconies and as festoons along shop fronts. On the left, the street is lined by shops such as The Perth Milk Palace. At the corner of Barrack and Hay Streets is Perth'sTown Hall with the Government Titles offices built in 1896 to its left. The Town Hall was designed by Richard Roach Jewell and completed in 1870. It was built in the style of a Tudor market hall with a clock tower and spires and for many years town markets were held there. It has a shingle roof and like all Perth buildings of this era is constructed of bricks laid in chequered Flemish bond.
Location: Barrack Street, Perth, Western Australia
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/175
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/175
Other Identifiers: K323

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