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Gargoyles of Melbourne_The Argus_10 August 1929_p10.pdf
A lengthy illustrated article by John Russell Parry about gargoyles in Melbourne that appeared in the Melbourne newspaper The Argus on August 10, 1929. The article provides the etymology of 'gargoyle', derived from Latin via Old French, and explains…

Harder than Steel_The Canberra Times_24 December 1930_p5.pdf
This article from the Canberra Times discusses changing methods of sculpting designs into stone. It distinguishes between recent methods (in 1930) in which designs were modelled onto clay and then copied onto stone or marble by masons, and older…
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