St. George's College, University of Western Australia

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Title

St. George's College, University of Western Australia

Subject

gothic, gothic revival, gothic architecture, architect, medieval, building, buildings, architecture, college, dorm, university, Perth, Western Australia, WA, Saint George, St. George, saint, saints, arrow slits, neo gothic, Church of England, tower, turrets, turret, crenelation, Tudor

Description

A photograph of the entrance to St. George's College. The residential college is opposite the University of Western Australia and was the first permanent residential college built at the present university site. The college was built by the Church of England following a design by Hobbs, Smith and Forbes, and opened in 1931. The style of the building is described as Tudor and neo gothic and was inspired by buildings in Oxford and Cambridge. The building features a grand arched entrance, a tower and turrets, crenellation, and arrow slits.
 

Creator

Carter, Bree

Date

2010

Rights

No copyright

Type

Still image. Colour.

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Citation

“St. George's College, University of Western Australia,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed October 2, 2020, https://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/83.