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Christ Church is in the centre of the Tasmanian town of Longford and was designed by Launceston-based architect Robert de Little. The Anglican church was built between 1839 and 1844, with the crenellation on the tower added in 1960 (the tower was…

The Queen Victoria Building was designed in Romanesque style by George McRae and completed in 1898. The Royal Clock is one of two large clocks suspended from the top level of the building. Above the clock face is a miniature castle with towers and…

The Queen Victoria Building was designed in Romanesque style by George McRae and completed in 1898. The Royal Clock is one of two large clocks suspended from the top level of the building. Above the clock face is a miniature castle with towers and…

These photographs compare the clock face at the Hay Street end of London Court in Perth with Le Gros Horloge, or the Great Clock, at Rouen in Normandy, France, on which it is based. An article in The West Australian newspaper in 1937, and repeated on…

In this article from The West Australian in 1937, the arrival of two clocks destined for London Court in Perth, Western Australia is announced. They were delivered to Fremantle by Mr H. Hope-Jones, managing director and founder of the Synchronome…

Image of London Court in Perth, Western Australia. London Court is an open air retail shopping arcade that runs between St George’s Terrace and Hay Street in the centre of Perth. The building was commissioned in 1936 by WA entrepreneur Claude de…

Images of “The Tournament of Armoured Knights” at London Court in Western Australia. In a window above the clock at the Hay Street entrance, these four mechanical knights joust at the chiming of every quarter hour on the clock. Each of the four…

Image of “The Tournament of Armoured Knights” at London Court in Western Australia. In a window above the clock at the Hay Street entrance, these four mechanical knights joust at the chiming of every quarter hour on the clock. Each of the four…