View of the colonnade at the eastern end of the Great Court, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. View of the colonnade at the eastern end of the Great Court, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane.

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Title View of the colonnade at the eastern end of the Great Court, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane
Alternative Title Thoroughfare through the colonnade from within the Great Court to the eastern side of the campus, the University of Queensland St. Lucia Campus, Brisbane
Abstract/Summary The photograph shows a part of the Great Court colonnade obscured by poinsettia bushes and jacaranda tree branches. The path that traverses the colonnade leads east to the Student Union Building and the Schonell Theatre past the fountain between the Duhig Building and the Steele Building. The grotesques in the image have not yet been carved.
Date of construction 1937-1979
Date photo taken 1986
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect Hennessy, Hennessy & Co.
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location University of Queensland St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Queensland
Australia
Open Access Status Other
Category Educational facilities
Subcategory Universities
Period Inter war (1915-1940)
Post war (1940-1960)
Style Stripped classical
Art Deco
Condition Original
Structural Systems & Elements Columns
Concrete construction
Masonry construction
Building Materials Concrete
Sandstone
Architectural Features Arches
Colonnades
Concrete paths
Fountains
Grotesques
Surrounding Features Footpaths
Trees
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger.
References Moore, Clive. "The Forgan Smith Building and the Great Court at the University of Queensland: Investing in the Future." Crossroads Vol.5, 2 (2011):19-33. http://www.uq.edu.au/crossroads/Archives/Vol%205/Issue%202%202011/Vol5Iss211%20-%206.Moore%20%28p.19-33%29.pdf

 
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