Government House

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Alan Farlow on October 21, 2009

Taken on the ferry ride from Luna Park to Circular Quay.

Alan Farlow on April 26, 2012

Government House has been home to 27 Governors from 1846 to 1996, and the first 5 Governor-Generals from 1901 to 1914. It has come a long way from the canvas tent Governor Phillip pitched in 1788 and is one of the finest examples of gothic revival architecture in NSW. Designed by Edward Blore, a British architect who was involved in the design of Buckingham Palace.

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  • Uploaded on October 21, 2009
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    by Alan Farlow