Historical information

Swinton is of significance as one of the earliest examples of the use of the Italianate in Australian domestic architecture, and for the elegance of its design, particularly in the tower.

Physical description

Original colour positive photograph of the west elevation of Swinton, 23 Swinton Avenue, Kew. Facade facing Yarra River featuring tower and balcony with door and fanlight below. Projecting bay window at left. Rendered brick with slate roof.

Inscriptions & markings

Ink on reverse: "Swinton - west elevation / Feb 2000"