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c. 1905 - 1909

Architectural watercolour and ink drawing of plan for Perth Hospital Nurses' Quarters turret. The design is in soft yellow, brown, blue and pink. The coloured plan shows details of the turret including cross-section, elevation and longitudinal section. There is a triangular piece missing at the bottom left hand corner, probably due to being folded for a long period of time. It is signed by Chief Architect Hillson Breasley in the bottom right hand side with a 'Public Works Department' stamp below.

Historical information

Turret designed by Public Works Department Chief Architect Hillson Breasley.
Hillson Breasley joined the Public Works Department as a draftsman in 1897 and became Chief Draftsman and assistant to John Grainger. Beasley was then Chief Architect from 1905 until June 1917.



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PWD WA 14082 (Public Works Department)
Signed by Hillson Breasley, Chief Architect

c. 1905 - 1909
Statement of significance

Historic and aesthetic / artistic significance. Colours are vibrant considering their age. Work is unique and in good condition (apart from piece missing in left hand corner). Drawing bears signature of Chief Architect Hillson Breasley

Royal Perth Hospital Museum

Royal Perth Hospital Museum

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