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A view of lancet windows at the Basilica of St Patrick’s in Fremantle, Western Australia. At the upper level are tripled lancet windows. Below, the windows of the aisle each contain a quatrefoil and a pair of lancet windows separated by a stone…

A view of a flying buttress at the Basilica of St Patrick’s in Fremantle, Western Australia. Flying buttresses were one of the most notable developments of gothic architecture in the medieval period. By means of a flying buttress, weight from a…

A close-up view of the decorative blind tracery in the shape of a rose on the tympanum of the Basilica of St Patrick’s main entrance doorway. Ornate and detailed tracery was a common feature of gothic architecture.

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A view of Scots Presbyterian Church in Fremantle, Western Australia. The church was designed by Perth architect Sir J. J. Talbot Hobbs (1864-1938) and built by Petrie & Sons in 1890. It is a gothic style church constructed from limestone with…

A view of the Fremantle Prison Gatehouse in Fremantle, Western Australia. The Gatehouse was constructed by convict labour between 1854 and 1855. It was built according to the design of Royal Engineer Edmund Henderson from limestone quarried on…

A photograph of members of the WA Portuguese Community congregated outside St Patrick's Basilica in Fremantle during the 'Blessing of the Fleet' celebrations in 1979. The Blessing of the Fleet takes place in Fremantle, Western Australia, on the…