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Architectural Model - Grounds House, Toorak, 1952-1953 Object Reg. No: SH 891689

Architectural model of Grounds House, Hill Street, Toorak, Victoria, built in 1952-53. Designed by the architect Roy Grounds for his own family, the house shares similarities with his design for the National Gallery of Victoria on St Kilda Road.

The model was made by Herman Witte in 1989. It was donated to Museum Victoria for the exhibition 'Home Sweet Home: Changes in Victorian Domestic Architecture, 1839-1989'.
Model of a square house with circular internal courtyard, clerestory windows and flat roof, walls of rendered brick.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr F. Suendermann - Suendermann McFall Pty.Ltd., 1989
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 500 mm (Width), 500 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions of model base only.

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Tagged with: architectural models, architecture, housing, scale models, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Grounds House, Toorak, 1952-53, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
Secondary Classification: Architectural Design
Tertiary Classification: model homes
Model Scale: 1:50
Modelmaker: Mr Herman Witte, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1989
Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1989
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1989

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