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A view of a flying buttress at the Basilica of St Patrick’s in Fremantle, Western Australia. Flying buttresses were one of the most notable developments of gothic architecture in the medieval period. By means of a flying buttress, weight from a…

A close-up view of the decorative blind tracery in the shape of a rose on the tympanum of the Basilica of St Patrick’s main entrance doorway. Ornate and detailed tracery was a common feature of gothic architecture.

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A view of the timber trusses and arch braces of the ceiling at Christ Church, Claremont, in Western Australia. The ceiling of the church is comprised of tongue and groove pine boards. It is supported by timber crucks extending from corbels on the…

An engraving featured in The Illustrated Australian News of the recently built Gothic Revival style offices of the Modern Permanent Building Society.

A view of the western facing entrance and tower at Christ Church, Claremont in Western Australia. Christ Church is an Anglican Church designed by Perth architect J. J. Talbot Hobbs and built in a Gothic Revival style. The foundation stone was laid on…

A view of the stained-glass lancet windows and stone buttresses on the southern wall of Christ Church, Claremont in Western Australia. Christ Church is an Anglican Church that was designed by Perth architect J. J. Talbot Hobbs and built in a Gothic…

A close-up view of the decorative stonework on the western wall of Christ Church, Claremont in Western Australia. Christ Church is an Anglican Church that was designed by Perth architect J. J. Talbot Hobbs and built in a Gothic Revival style. The…

An interior view of Christ Church, Claremont in Western Australia. The neo-gothic style of the building is clearly visible in the pointed arches of the stained-glass windows, arcading and large chancel arch separating the rectangular nave from the…