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Architectural Model - Crigan House, St Kilda, 1986 Object Reg. No: SH 891700

Architectural model of Crigan House, Victoria Street, St Kilda. Designed by Allan Powell in 1986 for a retired couple, Crigan House is an oasis of lush gardens, glass and tiles within a decaying formal wall.

Model was made by James Swansson. It was donated to Museum Victoria for its exhibition 'Home Sweet Home:Changes in Victorian Domestic Architecture 1839 - 1989'.
Model depicts a house built of stucco walls, glass, black tiles, all within a decaying formal wall, with a framed gateway.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr A. Powell - Allan Powell Pty. Ltd., 1989
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 350 mm (Width), 250 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: 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 James Swansson - Chancellor and Patrick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, by 1989
Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1989
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1989

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