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The Colonial Mutual Life Building in Hobart, Tasmania, was designed by Sydney architects Hennesy & Hennesy and completed in 1936. It is in the Stripped Classical style with Art Deco elements, whilst the sculptural embellishments are reminiscent of…

The church of Our Lady of Mt Carmel and Sts Peter and Paul is in the small rural Western Australian town of Mullewa. The church was built between 1920 and 1927 to the design of Monsignor John Cyril Hawes as his parish church. Hawes was also the…

One of two photographs of the Pilgrim Uniting Church in Launceston. The church was designed by Melbourne firm Crouch and Wilson and was built in 1866-1868 as a Methodist church. The brick church is in the Gothic style with arched windows, a prominent…

One of three photographs of domestic roof-top adornments in Lyttleton Street, East Launceston. This one features a cat. Situated on the edge of the roof over-looking the street, it is possible that the cat was in part inspired by the gargoyles that…

One of three photographs of domestic roof-top adornments in Lyttleton Street, East Launceston. The ornament on this roof creates a sea serpent effect, with its body coiling along the roof line and its head raised to look over the roof. Also known as…

One of three photographs of domestic roof-top adornments (although the house is now a medical practice) in Lyttleton Street, East Launceston. This one features one of the most popular and enduring images of the medieval period, the winged dragon.…

Hyperlink to an image of Skipton Presbyterian Church in Victoria. Shows a detailed corner of the building. Built in the 19th Century gothic style from bluestone.

Newspaper article regarding a carving by the sculptor Thomas Muller. The carving is said to bear a resemblance to the economist Colin Clark. By carving the gargoyle-like creature in the image of a public figure, the journalist argues that Muller has…