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Archer, John Lee (1823) Proposed chapel for the orphan school. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Proposed chapel designed for the Orphan School Establishment, Hobart Town, Van Diemens Land by architect J Lee Archer 1832, Section and elevation-circular building (photographic copy). Ground Plan - This level would contain seats for 366 children and 43 adults and the Gallery for 260 cildren and 168 adults - total 837. In 1830 Lieutenant-Governor Arthur commissioned John Lee Archer to design the Orphan School. Construction took place between 1831-1833.

John Lee Archer (1791 - 1852) was the Civil Engineer and Colonial Architect in Van Diemen's Land, serving from 1827 to 1838. Tasmanian Parliament House is one of his most notable projects. Bequeathed by John Murray Harrisson, great grandson of John Lee Archer, 1941. RS.123/5

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, Van Diemen's Land, architecture
Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
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Royal Society Collection RS.123/5

Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2013 00:11
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2015 06:25
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