Royal Clock, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney


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Royal Clock, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney


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The Queen Victoria Building was designed in Romanesque style by George McRae and completed in 1898. The Royal Clock is one of two large clocks suspended from the top level of the building. Above the clock face is a miniature castle with towers and crenellation, and featuring the Royal coat of arms. The clock was designed by Neil Glasser and made by Thwaites and Reed of Hastings, England. It features six scenes about English royalty, including King John signing the Magna Carta in 1215.

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McLeod, Shane


6 February 2012


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