Empire Hotel, Queenstown.

Larger image Empire Hotel, front staircase and back halls. Mostly taken at night or in areas with no windows so lighting is bad. Mirror on the landing. Back entrance.

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Courtyard, Narryna

Courtyard at rear of house, Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Kitchen wing to the left. Pantry & laundry to the right. Photos from beyond the gate at bottom of this post. Larger image Facing the other way. On the right, kitchen wing with servants room above. Entrance to main house under the low roof at the back....

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Kitchen, Commandant’s House/Canarvon Hotel

Larger image From on-site panels: When the penal settlement closed in 1877, tourists flocked to the area. In 1885 Port Arthur was renamed Carnarvon and the Commandant's House converted into the Carnavon Hotel. Over the next 70 years it was used as a boarnding house and private residence. When this kitchen was added in 1854,...

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Former Bedroom & Nursery, Narryna

Larger image Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. These two rooms are currently used as exhibition rooms. According to information onsite, the larger of the rooms (the one in the photos above and below) was originally the man bedroom with a foyer and dressing room. There are signs on the...

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Downstairs Guest Bedroom, Narryna

Larger image. Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. The onsite information says "This ground floor room is interpreted as a guest bedroom where members of a businessman's professional network may have been accommodated."

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Main Stairs, Narryna

Stairs up from entrance hall. Larger image. Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. Partway up the stairs is a door leading to a dressing room and through that to the servants quarters. On the landing, there are doors to the bedroom, nursery (not shown here) and front room that used to...

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Entrance Hall & Back Hall, Narryna

Entrance hall, looking back towards main entrance. Larger image. Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. Entrance hall leads through to these steps down to a back hall. To the right is the back door. To the left, the kitchen and back stairs. Back door, leading to courtyard. Back stairs and...

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Press Gallery, Old Parliament House Canberra, including bathroom

More information on Room 89:  Museum of Australian Democracy   Teleprinter room, constructed in the early 1970s (that's what the sign on the "gate" says). Teleprinter room. Teleprinter room. Interview room (used 1983-88 by ABC radio news & current affairs journalists, says a nearby panel). Interview room Interview room Interview room Wall covering, for sound...

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Back Hall, Upstairs, Narryna

Stairs up from back hall. Larger image. Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. Top of the stairs. Hall gives access to servants quarters on the right and continues through to dressing room. From hall to dressing room. Dressing room. Door leads out to the main staircase. Down to entrance hall and public/living...

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Laundry, Narryna and appliances

Larger image Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. (Other rooms are under the Narryna tag.) Wash trough with washboard and mangle/wringer. More photos of mangle below. Air-compressed washing machine, Wolter & Etching. More information on these. These are your standard flat irons. Apply heat. Iron. But these two are gas irons. Put heat inside. Some more information...

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Nursery, Narryna

Larger image Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. According to onsite information, this is one of two adjoining rooms that were used as the nursery. The other is now used as an exhibition room.

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Trentham Cottage, Port Arthur/Carnarvon

From the panel out the front" "The building here now was built around 1900 by the Trenham family and was called Trentham Cottage. It is a typical house of the Carnovon period [after Port Arthur penal settlement closed down]. The house and garden have been restored to show how they might have looked in 1915."...

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