St. Matthews Presbyterian Church, Glenorchy, Tasmania; Unknown; 1963; TSO0001837...

From

National Trust of Australia (Tasmania)

Name/Title

St. Matthews Presbyterian Church, Glenorchy, Tasmania

About 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

Tasmania

Maker

Unknown

Format

Photograph, black and white

Date Made

1963

Medium and Materials

Paper

Inscription 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.

Measurements

197 (h) x 210 (w) mm

Subject 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

Subject and Association Keywords

The Mercury Historic Homes Competition

Collection

Tasmanian State Office Collection

Object Type

Photograph

Object number

TSO00018372

Copyright Licence  

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