Architecture of
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Photo by Phillip Ryan - scan from Polaroid


After the war, elements of the inter-war style were occasionally carried over, as in 32 Knowlman Ave, Pymble. Built in 1951, it had a circular living room built to accommodate the owner's grand piano. Double glass doors opening into the living room featured coloured images etched into the glass. These included Australian flora, fauna, and stylised Aboriginal references such as boomerangs. Doorknobs and other fittings were in pre-war styles. This image from a Polaroid taken by Phillip Ryan during a building inspection, not long before the house was demolished in 1998.

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Ku-Ring-Gai Town Hall, Pacific Highway, Pymble

Left, the Ku-Ring-Gai Town Hall, Pacific Highway, Pymble, built in the inter-war Spanish mission style.





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