Chief Post Office dome under construction

Object type
Photograph
Production date
Circa 1939
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The Chief Post Office building was constructed between 1938 and 1940 and was opened in December of 1940. The roof boasts a dome of one thousand six hundred and sixty clear glass lenses of eight inches (approx 200mm) diameter. The dome was constructed using several layers to support the whole until the setting material had hardened. This photo shows all elements in place awaiting plastering.
Maker and role
W Young, Photographer
Secondary production person and role
W Young
Accession number
HCL_01961

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