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This 2010 article by Jenny Brown for the Domain website is about the late nineteenth century Gothic Revival architecture in Melbourne, Victoria. The article focusses on what is now known as the ANZ Gothic Bank on the corner of Collins and Queen…

The Abbotsford Convent, located in the inner city Melbourne suburb of Abbotsford, operated as a convent, reformatory and Magdalen Asylum from 1863 until the mid-1970s. The convent was run by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, a Catholic religious…

A view of a traceried gothic window at Scot’s Church on Collins Street in central Melbourne. Above the window, an arcade of lancet arches lines the gable. A number of other slender lancet windows and examples of decorative blind tracery are…

A view of a traceried gothic window at Scot’s Church on Collins Street in central Melbourne. Above the window, an arcade of lancet arches lines the gable. A number of other slender lancet windows and examples of decorative blind tracery are…

A view of Scot’s Church located on Collins Street in central Melbourne. The church was built in a decorated Gothic Revival style to the design of architectural firm Reed & Barnes. It is constructed from Barrabool Hills freestone with sandstone…

A view of Scot’s Church located on Collins Street in central Melbourne. The church was built in a decorated Gothic Revival style to the design of architectural firm Reed & Barnes. It is constructed from Barrabool Hills freestone with sandstone…

Completed in 1906, the elaborate National Mutual Life Building in Hobart, Tasmania, was designed by Hobart-born architect Alan Cameron Walker (1864-1931). It is a mixture of Romanesque and Gothic architecture and features semi-circular windows with…

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…