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This monument to William Bedford (1781-1852) is situated in St David’s Park (previously a cemetery), Hobart. Bedford was arrived in Hobart in 1823 and became the senior chaplain of St David’s Church, the main Church of England church in…

A monument to Sir John Eardley Wilmot (1783-1847) is situated in St David’s Park (previously a cemetery), Hobart. Wilmot was Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen’s Land (ie. Tasmania) between 1843 and 1847 and died of an undiagnosed illness after…

This memorial commemorating troops from Northern Tasmania who participated in the Boer War, referred to as the 'War in South Africa' on the monument, was erected in 1904. It can be found in City Park in the city of Launceston and was made by the…

A page of engravings depicting notable landmarks and monuments in Adelaide at the end of the nineteenth century. One notices a strong gothic influence in the appearance of Colonel Light's monument and some of the buildings in Victoria Square.

This article provides a description of Winthrop Hall and the Hackett Buildings at the University of Western Australia by the architect, Rodney Alsop, shortly after they were opened in 1932. Alsop describes the guidelines he was set, namely that there…

This article from The Canberra Times in 1941 provides an update on the building of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Construction had begun in 1937, and the Memorial was set to be the largest stone building in the southern hemisphere. A…