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Author Dodd, Andrew.

Title JJ Clark : architect of the Australian Renaissance / Andrew Dodd
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : NewSouth Publishing, 2012
Sydney : NewSouth Publishing, 2012

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 WATERFT ART&ARCH  720.92 Clark Dod/Jjc  AVAILABLE
 WATERFT ART&ARCH  720.92 Clark Dod/Jjc  AVAILABLE
 WATERFT ART&ARCH  720.92 Clark Dod/Jjc  AVAILABLE
Description 271 pages : illustrations, maps, facsimiles, plans, portraits ; 25 cm
regular print
Series New Items
Contents Precocious immigrant -- Adolescent architect -- The riddle of the Treasury -- Designing the colony -- Beyond Black Wednesday -- A hiatus in Sydney -- Victim of his own success -- Outcast in Brisbane -- The rush to Western Australia -- Redemption in Brisbane -- Coming home -- Legacy
Summary Colonial architect John James Clark designed some of the most beautiful buildings in Australia and New Zealand. Melbourne's Government House, City Baths and Royal Mint as well as the Treasury Building in Brisbane and the Auckland Town Hall. This biography reveals the inspiration and drama of Clark's controversial career
Analysis Australian
Notes "A NewSouth book" -- t.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [252]-263) and index
Audience General
Tertiary/Undergraduate
Subject Clark, John James, 1838-1915.
Architects -- Australia -- Biography.
Architecture -- Australia -- Designs and plans.
Architecture -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Architecture, Modern -- Australia -- 19th century.
Historic buildings -- Australia.
Public architecture -- Australia -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Architectural drawings.
ISBN 9781742233055
Other Titles John James Clark
John James Clark