Sunday, January 31, 2010

Launceston Art Deco Pumping Station

This pumping station in Launceston is a little gem featuring deco style detailing, that is most notable on the main facade (pictured). It was designed by Council Architect, C.L Clennett in 1940. I enjoy it because it rates as one of those hidden and small examples of modernist design that are equivalent to finding a little pot of gold!

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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.

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