Government House, Rottnest Island, Western Australia ca. 1870-1880By Remembering the Past Australia / March 11, 2022 / Australia / 0 Comments
Rottnest Island, Western Australia, Australia
This image is part of the Colonial Office photographic collection held at The National Archives UK.
The construction of the vice-regal residence on Rottnest Island began in 1858, during the tenure (1855-62) of Arthur Kennedy, and was enjoyed especially by John Hampton who was governor 1862-68. It was designed by Richard Jewell, the Clerk of Works, in Victorian Gothic style, and completed in 1864 by Henry Vincent. [Freemantle Stuff]
Showing the Government House, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Original photo ca. 1870-1880.
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