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Foundation stone of Capitol laid by Prince of Wales, survey post marking centre of the city [picture]
Bib ID 815941
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
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Description [1920] 
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.1 x 12.0 cm. 
Notes

Title from caption.

The foundation stone was laid 21 June 1920 on Capitol Hill, Canberra, for the Capitol building (which was never built) designed by Walter Burley Griffin. The foundation stone was subsequently removed and relaid in 1983 in the new Parliament House. The dot in the letter 'o' marks the axis of Burley Griffin's plan of Canberra.

Inscription: "Australian News and Information Bureau, please acknowledge"--stamped in blue ink on reverse.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136807561

Published in: Views of the Federal Capital Territory (Australia). Melbourne : Home and Territories Dept., 1924 (Melbourne : Government Printer), [plate 1]

Subjects Cornerstone laying -- Australian Capital Territory -- Canberra -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Australian News and Information Bureau

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