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Brisbane Parliament House view c1886, before later extensions.

Brisbane Parliament House view c1886, before later extensions.

by Fitler, W.C.

Parliament House, Brisbane view from engraving c1886.

Prize-winning classical-revival style of architecture, designed by recently-appointed Colonial Architect Charles Tiffin.
The extension along the Alice Street side was added from 1887 to 1889. The multi-storey parliamentary annexe at the rear of the original building was erected in 1979. The addition of Tiffin’s porte cochere entrance on George Street (made larger for cars) was added in 1981.  

Reproduction print from the hand-coloured wood engraving by Andrew after the sketch by William Crothers Fitler (1857-1915), for the “Picturesque Atlas of Australasia” published in Sydney between 1886 and 1889 by the Honourable Andrew Garran, M.A., LL.D., M.L.C., to provide a graphic summary of Australia’s development and commemorate 100 years of settlement.

Image size approximately 19 x 26cm (7.5 x 10.25 inches).
 

Stock Number: HE212Price: $11.00

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