The Cairo: romance and the minimum flat | Assemble Papers
A leafy art deco gem built by Australian modernist architect Best Overend, Cairo Flats was completed in 1936. This post-dated Overend's September 1933 article 'A Minimum Flat with Maximum Co
Cairo Flats | Open House Melbourne
Cairo Flats consists of a U-shaped block of 36 apartments, with 26 studio and 10 one-bedroom residences. It was designed by the noted architect, Best Overend of the architectural practice Taylor, Soilleux and Overend, and built in 1936 by Blease Macpherson and Co. Through his regular articles in The Argus newspaper, Australian Home Beautiful and...
Henry Handel Richardson, author, ca. 1920-1935, photographers Elliott & Fry
Biography of Ethel Florence (Henry Handel) Richardson adb.anu.edu.au/biography/richardson-ethel-florence-henry-... Format: Photograph Find more detailed information about this photograph: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=897264 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au
24 sqm Studio Apartment Completed by Architecture Architecture for a Young Man
Architecture Architecture have completed a fit-out of one of the Cairo Studio Apartments, a fully functional 24 sqm studio apartment.
Bereft ~ Paperback / softback ~ Chris Womersley
It is 1919. The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging across Australia. Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men, and train travel is severely restricted. There are rumours it is the end of the world. In the NSW town of Flint, Quinn Walker returns to the home he fled ten years earlier when he was accused of an unspeakable crime. Aware that his father and uncle would surely hang him, Quinn hides in the hills surrounding Flint. There, he meets the orphan…
Book of Colours
From Robyn Cadwallader, author of the internationally acclaimed novel The Anchoress, comes a deeply profound and moving novel of the importance of creativity and the power of connection, told through the story of the commissioning of a gorgeously decorated medieval manuscript, a Book of Hours.Winner: ACT Book of the Year 2019London, 1321: In a small shop in Paternoster Row, three people are drawn together around the creation of a magnificent book, an illuminated manuscript of prayers, a…
The Cardboard Crown by Martin Boyd. 1952 First Edition. Published by The Book Society in association with The Cresset Press. Printed in Great Britain.One of the lost classics of Australian literature, it is set in Australia and England in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, The Cardboard Crown presents an unforgettable portrait of an upper middle-class family who love both countries but are not quite at home in either. Semi auto-biographical.
Maurice Guest: Text Classics, book by Henry Handel Richardson
Introduction by Carmen Callil A passionate and controversial novel set in turn-of-the-century Europe Henry Handel Richardson’s debut, published in London in 1908, is set in the music scene of Leipzig, a cosmopolitan centre for the arts drawing students from around the world—among them Maurice Guest, a young Englishman, who falls helplessly in love with an Australian woman, Louise Dufrayer.Maurice Guest is the story of this overwhelming passion. The novel was deemed too controversial to be…