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

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dc.coverage.spatialBarrack Street, Perth, Western Australia
dc.date.accessioned2004-02-25T06:09:46Z
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-05T11:51:58Z
dc.date.available2004-02-25T06:09:46Z
dc.date.available2011-01-05T11:51:58Z
dc.date.created1897
dc.identifierK323
dc.identifier.otherAU NBAC 23-48-14
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/175
dc.description.abstractView 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.
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dc.format.mediumphotograph
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.format.medium14.8cm x 20cm
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dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofIntercolonial Investment and Land Building Company
dc.relation.ispartofNoel Butlin Archives Centre. ANU Archives Program.
dc.relation.ispartofseries77 photographs of land in Western Australia, c. 1890-1902.
dc.rightsThis image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.
dc.subject.otherPhotographs
dc.subject.otherbuildings, structures & establishments
dc.subject.otheranniversaries
dc.subject.otherroyal events
dc.subject.othertown halls
dc.subject.otherspires
dc.subject.otherstreetscenes
dc.subject.otherbunting
dc.subject.otherbanners
dc.subject.otherclock towers
dc.subject.otherverandas
dc.subject.otherclothing
dc.subject.othercable trams
dc.subject.otherpower & telegraph poles
dc.subject.otherofficial buildings
dc.subject.othershops
dc.subject.otherVictoria, Queen of Great Britain (1819-1901)
dc.subject.otherJewell, Richard Roach, architect
dc.subject.otherTown Hall
dc.subject.otherThe Perth Milk Palace
dc.titleBarrack Street, Perth, Western Australia, decorated for the Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesInscribed in white on image, l.r.: BARRACKS ST PERTH W.A.
local.description.notesA pencil inscription verso dates the Queen's diamond jubilee to 1898, but the correct date is 1897
local.description.notesThe Intercolonial Investment and Land Building Company was formed in 1885 to deal in real estate and to operate as banker and financial agents in the Australian colonies. In 1887, it absorbed the Joint Stock Building, Land and Investment Company Limited. The Company became a subsidiary of the Mercantile Mutual Insurance Company Ltd in January 1960.
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