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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Beechworth Gaol – Left wing and outside

Now the left. The first part of this is much the same as the right wing (really!) so I'll we can mostly skip that bit. Now back down stairs and then to the end of the wing I vaguely remember this might have been a suicide-watch cell. Now I really can't remember what the point...

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Beechworth Gaol – Inside

It's a panoptican, except it's not. It's a central hub with two radiating wings. Before checking out the wings, some photos of the "control room" and the rooms behind, or skip them and go straight to the right wing. Through the bottom door There's a information panel on the wall talking about the "Reception Process"....

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Beechworth Gaol – Right wing

There's not much to say along there. It's a two-storey corridor with doors along it That's the gallows from below. You can see the black figure above it in the first photo. Inside a cell. That's a door More doors. The wings were extended in later years, so different building materials. Heading upstairs. There's not a...

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Beechworth Gaol – On the way out

This was the cemetery. Now two yellow lines. The left one goes back inside, just behind the "control room" and and the right line goes--oh dear--back to the entrance courtyard. xx And the way out! Before leaving, a look at one of the towers. Now you can go 🙂 Contents Inside. Right wing. Left wing...

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Blundells Cottage

Originally from LiveJournal This one is Blundells Cottage from the park along edge of Lake Burley-Griffin in Canberra. One of the few buildings in the area that pre-date the creation of the Australian Capital Territory. Information from the self-guided tour brochure is in italics. This small stone cottage was built about 1860 as a home for workers...

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George Town Watch House

George Town Watch House, built 1840s.  (Better photo of front.) Numbers are a guide to the location/direction of the corresponding mimages (the number are to the right of the thumb nails). Room marked as "watch house" on the plan is now the entry & gift shop. The two rooms on the right have been combined...

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