Historical information

Photograph of stables at Montsalvat, Eltham. Montsalvat is an artist colony, established by Justus Jorgensen in 1934. It is home to over a dozen buildings, houses and halls set amongst richly established gardens on 48,562 m2 (12 acres) of land (Wikpedia). "Many of the buildings (including.. the stable near the animal yard) were designed by Justus Jorgensen in Gothic and/or vernacular styles using mud brick and recycled materials" - Victorian Heritage Database
Photo possibly taken by Peter Bassett-Smith. No date.


Montsalvat is historically, technically, architecturally, aesthetically, socially and spiritually significant to the State of Victoria.The Montsalvat complex is historically significant because it was established in 1934 by the noted artist and architect Justus Jorgensen. (Victorian Heritage Register)

Physical description

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