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Photograph - Colour - University of Melbourne Old Law Building, 2010

From the Collection of Ballarat Heritage Services PO Box 2209 Bakery Hill Post Office Victoria

Colour photograph of the windows of the Melbourne University Old Physics Building.
Object Registration
university of melbourne, old law building, eight hour day, stonemasons
Historical information
Melbourne University Old Physics Building (1889) was designed by Reed, Henderson and Smart. It later house the Univesity's Centre for Indigenous Education and a conference centre (2010).
When Made
Made By
Clare Gervasoni (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
A plaque on the wall of this building states:
In April, 1856 stonemasons woking on this building downed tools, marched to the city and inaugrated a movement which win the Eight Hour Day for building workers in Victoria. The victory became an international landmark in the history of the labour movement.
Last updated
10 Aug 2018 at 9:16PM