Queen Victoria Building (#173)
The Queen Victoria Building, or QVB, is a grand Victorian building located in the heart of the Sydney central business district. The Great Australian Clock, designed and made by Chris Cook, weighs four tonnes and stands ten metres tall. It includes 33 scenes from Australian history (Wikipedia) 24 hours of Flickr : Clock shows 5pm May 5th 2007 (AEST) Buy Print (from AUD$20) Top Explore Position : 173 | See more of my Explored photos. See where this picture was taken. [?]
Manchester Unity, Melbourne
Two landmark buildings in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Foreground: Melbourne Town Hall (clock tower shown). Built 1887, Height - Roof 50m (164 ft), Floors 6. Background: Manchester Unity Building. Built 1913, Height - Spire 67m (219.8 ft), Height - Roof 64m (209.9 ft), Floors 13.
From Germany to Australia: photographic art of the 1950s and 60s
The author Robert Deane refers to the years from 1938 till after WW2 as a period of foreign influences in Australian photography. As a young man, Deane didn’t know of non-British or non-Australian photographers in Australia, and was rather delighted to find an entire generation of beautifully trained artists on our shores. Sadly the efforts of Australian security and suspicion of enemy aliens had largely denied one immigrant photographer, Margaret Michaelis, the opportunity to work to her…