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General Post Office, 1889 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/6

Scope and Contents

148 x 193 mm. Situated at the junction of Bourke Street and Elizabeth Street, the photograph shows the ornate building with its large clock-tower. The main part of the building was constructed between 1859-1867, the part third storey and the clock-tower being added later and completed in 1889. The building was designed by A.E. Johnson.


  • Creation: 1889 - 1901


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Finding aid date

2016-03-16 09:23:51+00:00

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