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A lengthy illustrated article by John Russell Parry about gargoyles in Melbourne that appeared in the Melbourne newspaper The Argus on August 10, 1929. The article provides the etymology of 'gargoyle', derived from Latin via Old French, and explains…

A photograph of St Andrew’s Cathedral in Sydney that most likely dates from between 1920 and 1925. St Andrew’s Cathedral is located on George Street in Sydney and is part of the Town Hall group of buildings. It is the oldest cathedral in…

An image of the entrance to the Anglican Chapel of St. Mary and St. George, featuring its large traceried window, solid buttressing and twin towers.

About the Chapel of St. Mary and St. George:

The Chapel of St. Mary and St. George was…

View of the original 1865 facade of the cathedral from an angle which highlights its spires.

About St Mary’s Roman Catholic Cathedral:

St Mary’s Roman Catholic Cathedral is a neo-gothic cathedral located in Perth, WA. It was constructed in…

The Western facade of St Mary's Cathedral was finally completed during the third and most recent stage of development and expansion in 2009. The 2009 completion of the cathedral is particularly evident in the two towers flanking the church entrance,…

The eastern facade of St Mary's Cathedral in East Perth, completed in 1865.

About St Mary’s Roman Catholic Cathedral:

St Mary’s Roman Catholic Cathedral is a neo-gothic cathedral located in Perth, WA. It was constructed in four stages…

The interior features of St. Mary's Cathedral in East Perth, WA. As these images suggest, the cathedral combines typically neo-gothic archways and domes with the clean, crisp lines of its more recent renovations, which were completed in…