Stained-glass window, Town Hall c. 1888
Stained-glass window, Town Hall
Dimensions (H x W x D)
260 x 100 cm
Presented by Austrian Commissioner at the Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition 1888 on behalf of the Tyroler Glassmaterie Von Neuhauer Innsbruck
Presented by the Austrian Commissioner at the Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition, 1888 on behalf of the Tyroler Glassmaterie, Von Neuhauser, Innsbruck, Austria.
City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection
This stained-glass window depicts a female figure, a tablet in hand, standing on a stylised globe in an arched arboreal frame. Above this pane is a version of the City of Melbourne coat of arms, in which a sheaf of wheat is a newly introduced element. Both pictorial panes and the typographical pane below are surrounded by oranamental elements, The window is located in Melbourne Town Hall, in what is now the Yarra Room, but was the Council chamber until 1910.