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Sepia Saturday 339; 16th July 2016




Pictures, palaces, and bingo numbers are amongst your possible themes this week for Sepia Saturday 339 …

I want to showcase the Eclecticism, a mixing of various architectural styles and ornamentation of the past. Eclecticism in architecture was very popular in the second half of the 19th century.
Here a variation of rooflines from Australian country towns in Queensland and New South Wales.










Stucco
A plaster used as a coating for walls and ceilings, and often used for decoration; it is common to many parts of the world.






Frieze
A band of richly sculpted ornamentation on a building.

Bundaberg



The part of a building that rises above the building’s eaves. Rooflines can be highly decorative, with balustrades, pediments, statuary, dormer windows, cross gables, etc.





Township of Maclean NSW still steeped in Art deco. Hopefully, all these old buildings will be restored to their former glory and the tangle of wires put underground.




Maclean NSW



Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. The administrative centre and largest town in Bourke Shire, Bourke is approximately 800 kilometres north-west of the state capital, Sydney, on the south bank of the Darling River.






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