Landmark or Two, A: the building record of Peter and David Rodger, 1889 to 1928. By Vanessa Kiessling

A Landmark or Two details the buildings constructed by Peter and David Rodger, many now heritage listed, several of them notable landmarks in their area.  Peter Rodger arrived in Melbourne in July 1885, aged 23, settling with his family in Williamstown.  He established his construction company in 1889 to work on Government contracts in country Victoria. He and his brother David lived in the local towns and became part of the community by joining the local orchestra and giving charity performances. The company continued to grow with major constructions including the Bairnsdale courthouse, Camperdown clocktower, Hobart GPO, Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station and St John’s Cathedral in Brisbane.

 

ISBN:  9781925467017

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A Landmark or Two details the buildings constructed by Peter and David Rodger, many now heritage listed, several of them notable landmarks in their area.  Peter Rodger arrived in Melbourne in July 1885, aged 23, settling with his family in Williamstown.  He established his construction company in 1889 to work on Government contracts in country Victoria. He and his brother David lived in the local towns and became part of the community by joining the local orchestra and giving charity performances. The company continued to grow with major constructions including the Bairnsdale courthouse, Camperdown clocktower, Hobart GPO, Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station and St John’s Cathedral in Brisbane.

 

ISBN:  9781925467017

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Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17.5 × 1 cm

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