Monday, December 21, 2009

Oglvie High School

Oglvie High School (1936) located in the suburbs of Hobart would have to be rated as one of S.W Blythes masterpieces. Its dominant and impressive Art Deco Facade coupled with the dramatic backdrop of Mt Wellington make this building sing. Oglive was just one of the many Moderne style schools that Blythe designed. Others he designed included schools in Campbell Town, Queenstown, Glendu and Strahan. To view more photographs of Art Deco and Modernist buildings in Tasmania click here

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Join me (Thomas Ryan Photography) on a photographic project documenting Tasmanian 20th Century Modernism from the 1930's to the 1980's. The entire project gallery of 1000+ images and counting can be viewed on my website under art projects. I have been undertaking this project for over a decade.

My portfolio of commercial and art projects can be seen on my website and I can be contacted here as well. All photographs are copyright of Thomas Ryan Photography. Unauthorised use is prohibited. Contact me for all enquires

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