Perth Mint, Perth, Western Australia

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Title

Perth Mint, Perth, Western Australia

Subject

Arched windows, Federation Romanesque, Sir John Forest, Perth, Perth Mint, George Temple Poole, Romanesque, Royal Mint, semi-circular arch, WA, Western Australia.

Description

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.

Creator

McLeod, Shane

Date

August 22, 2012

Rights

No copyright

Format

Digital Photograph

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Original Format

Digital Photograph;JPEG

Files

Citation

“Perth Mint, Perth, Western Australia,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed May 17, 2021, https://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1028.