Browse Items (6 total)

This ‘heraldic’ pattern transom hangs over the doorway at Longerenong homestead in Victoria. Central to the design is a golden Celtic harp on blue shield (c. 13th century) representing owner Samuel Wilson’s Irish roots. This is flanked by his…

An image of a stained glass window at the Narrapumelap homestead in Wickliffe, Victoria. The panel’s outer edge is framed by an eye-catching ‘floral-rod’ pattern in spiral form. The window is divided into three segments (l, m, r) separated by…

An image of the East Window in the Great Hall at Sydney Girls Grammar School (SGEGGS) in Darlinghurst, Sydney. The window was originally installed in St Peter’s church in 1867, but the church has since been incorporated into the School Hall. It is…

This commanding stairwell window by Ferguson & Urie (1872) is calculated to reflect the prosperity and good fortune of the original owner, James Fergusson. Fergusson was a Melbourne manufacturing stationer, and was at times a member of the…

This article from the wedding column of the Western Mail gives an account of the wedding of Josephine Higgins and Kevin Finucane at St Mary’s Cathedral on 6 January 1930. The bride’s dress is described as a picture frock of soft white satin, with…

In this article from the Western Mail, news from Paris informs readers about a cheering crowd of 3000 people, mostly women, who mobbed Miss Barbara Hutton, the American Woolworths’ heiress, and Russian Prince Alexis Mdivani as they left the church…