Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Sketching South Brisbane Australia

Gargoyle on South Brisbane Town Hall.  This building had many wonderful relief's and wall decorations..  It was built in 1882

During World War II the old Town Hall and the neighbouring Cumbooquepa (now occupied and enlarged by Somerville House school) were occupied by the American Armed Services

In 1904, Australia's first electrically-driven clock was installed in the tower.

Southbank Bougainvillea Arbour

The Plough Inn -  Built in 1885, the pub is a Brisbane landmark

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Customs House Brisbane

Built in 1889

 Brisbane was declared a port city in 1846. In 1908, seven years after federation, the building was acquired by the federal government
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