Southern facade of Old Museum Building, Bowen Hills

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. Southern facade of Old Museum Building, Bowen Hills.

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Title Southern facade of Old Museum Building, Bowen Hills
Alternative Title Old Museum Building, Brisbane
Abstract/Summary Image taken from Gregory Terrace with shaft of T-shaped building in foreground.
Date of construction 1891
Date photo taken 1988
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect George Henry Male Addison
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location Bowen Hills
Open Access Status Other
Category Cultural buildings
Subcategory Museums
Theatres & cinemas
Period Federation (1890-1915)
Style Arts and Crafts
Condition Renovated
Structural Systems & Elements Masonry construction
Building Materials Brick
Corrugated iron
Architectural Features Corrugated iron roofs
Gable roofs
Blood and bandage brickwork
French doors
Porte cocheres
Leadlight windows
Arched windows
Arched openings
Interior Features Pipe organs
Surrounding Features Palm trees
Roads & streets
Bomb shelters
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger.
References Queensland Government. "Old Museum Building." Queensland Heritage Register. Last updated 22 October 2012.
Additional Notes The building was originally constructed for the Queensland National Agricultural and Industrial Association, but was later used as a concert hall and has housed the Queensland Museum, Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland Youth Orchestra Headquarters and now contains rehearsal spaces and a refurbished concert hall. Brisbane J2013

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