St. Matthews Presbyterian Church, Glenorchy, Tasmania; Unknown; 1963; TSO0001837...
St. Matthews Presbyterian Church, Glenorchy, TasmaniaAbout this object
St. Matthews Presbyterian Church, Crn. Main Road and Tolosa Street, Glenorchy, Tasmania. The Church was designed by James Blackburn and erected in 1841. It is one of the earliest Romanesque buildings erected outside Europe.Place Made
Photograph, black and whiteDate Made
1963Medium and Materials
PaperInscription and Marks
Stamped on back: COPYRIGHT/NATIONAL TRUST OF/AUSTRALIA (TASMANIA)/PLEASE ACKNOWLEDGE
Label on back: Building: St. Matthews Presbyterian Church,/Cnr. Main Road & Tolosa Street,/Glenorchy/Entered by: The Board of Management./Approx. date of erection 1840./Class 2.
197 (h) x 210 (w) mmSubject and Association Description
The Mercury Historic Homes Competition
This photographic competition was held in 1963 to mark the 109th anniversary of the founding of the Mercury newspaper. The competition was sponsored by The Mercury and organised by the National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) southern region.
The competition had 6 class:
1. best preserved town or country house in Tasmania
2. best preserved place of worship
3. best maintained privately owned but open to the public property (eg hotel, school, shop)
4. best maintained commercial or rural building (eg factory, warehouse, barn)
5. best preserved country house for each House of Assembly electorate
6. best maintained public building
Tasmanian State Office CollectionObject Type
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