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OPENING OF THE NEW TOODYAY ROAD BOARD OFFICES IN THE RESTORED COURTHOUSE

1959
Subcollections
Overview

A small black and white photo of the interior of the Toodyay Road Chambers in which Members and others are sitting.
A large U-shaped table is in the centre of the room, with men (the Board) are seated in a raised area behind a low wooden partition.
Audience is facing the Board area, beyond the table.
The coat of arms is on the wall behind a speaker. Neon lights are hanging from the ceiling.
Three large arched windows in the rear wall. One man in white shirt and braces is standing, making a speech.

Historical information

The Hon. Lindsay Thorn, M.L.A., Member for Toodyay, opened the restored Court House in Fiennes Street, to be used as the Road Board Chambers. The Toodyay Tennis Club over the road provided afternoon tea for the occasion.
The Road Board had met at at the former Toodyay Mechanics building (now the Toodyay Library) between 1927 and 1958, before relocating to the restored courthouse.

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-37-2001.1328
Item type
Width
6 cm
Height or length
9 cm
Inscriptions and markings

Stamped on back: 372

Contextual Information

Same occasion as 2001.1323 & 2001.1452 in the Shire of Toodyay collection.

Year
1959
Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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