A Visit to the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, St. Kilda Road

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Title

A Visit to the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, St. Kilda Road

Subject

architecture, asylum, blue-stone, gothic, gothic architecture, gothic revival, gothic style, lancet window, neo-gothic, Melbourne, Prahran, Saint Kilda, spire, St Kilda, tower, turret, VIC, Victoria

Description

A link to an engraving taken from The Illustrated Australian News depicting the gothic architectural design of the 'Deaf and Dumb Asylum'. The building, now the Victorian College for the Deaf, is on St Kilda Road in the Melbourne suburb of Prahran. The blue-stone building in gothic-revival style opened in 1866. Its most striking feature is the central tower with arched door way, spire and turrets. The building also has many lancet windows common in gothic architecture.

Creator

Anon.

Source

National Library of Australia

Publisher

The Illustrated Australian News

Date

2 September 1885, p. 19.

Rights

The Illustrated Australian News

Format

Engraving from Newspaper;

Language

English

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Citation

“A Visit to the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, St. Kilda Road,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed September 19, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/258.