Perth Mint, Perth, Western Australia
Arched windows, Federation Romanesque, Sir John Forest, Perth, Perth Mint, George Temple Poole, Romanesque, Royal Mint, semi-circular arch, WA, Western Australia.
The administration building of Perth Mint was designed by George Temple Poole in the Federation Romanesque style, most evident in the use of semi-circular arches for the windows and entrances. The foundation stone was laid by Sir John Forest, the first premier of Western Australia, in 1896 and the mint opened in 1899. The limestone building was originally part of the Royal Mint.
August 22, 2012
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