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The current Government House of Tasmania, the third in Hobart, was designed by the Director of Public Works William Porden Kay and built between 1855 and 1857 in the Gothic Revival style. Governor Henry Fox Young took up residence on January 2, 1858.…

This piece titled “Robin Hood” in the ‘Amusements’ section of the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper appeared on June 30, 1928. It brings to attention a new production of the comic/light opera Robin Hood at the Sydney…

These photographs show a coat of arms on the exterior of Government House in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. They feature a male and female knight/warrior, both with a sword and wearing armour. The female, possibly Joan of Arc, is also wearing an…

This photograph shows the guardhouse that was originally part of the entrance to Government House in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. The building was completed in 1848 and is thought to have been built by the Colonial Architect Mortimer Lewis. The…

The current Hotel Rottnest is in the Thomson Bay settlement on Rottnest Island 19 km off the coast of Perth. It was built between 1858 and 1864 as a summer residence for the Governor General of Western Australia. Designed by the Superintendant of…

One of three images which show the exterior of Government House in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. The building was designed by the English architect Edward Blore and supervised by the Colonial Architect Mortimer Lewis. The House is in Gothic…

This poster advertises ‘Renaissance Polonaise’, an evening performance of Renaissance and Baroque music by the Polish early music ensemble Floripari. Floripari play period instruments and often also wear period costume. The performance is part of…