Harold Desbrowe-Annear: a life in architecture

Edquist, H 2004, Harold Desbrowe-Annear: a life in architecture, Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, Australia.


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Title Harold Desbrowe-Annear: a life in architecture
Author(s) Edquist, H
Year 2004
Publisher Miegunyah Press
Place of publication Melbourne, Australia
Subjects Architectural Design
Summary The architectural masterpieces, urban planning projects, and bohemian existence that characterized the life of Australian architect Harold Desbrowe-Annear are examined in this tribute to a major proponent of the arts and crafts movement in architecture. The projects detailed in this study include the apartments and houses in Melbourne that Desbrowe-Annear designed in the Queen Anne, art deco, and arts and crafts styles; the Corporation Arch, commissioned to celebrate the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York in 1901; and the Church Street bridge in Melbourne. Both a member of the artist community and a friend to powerful members of the political establishment, Desbrowe-Annear produced works of merit that earned him awards and wide recognition in the early part of the 20th century.
Copyright notice 2004, Miegunya Press
ISBN 0522850529
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