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448774
  • Title
    Hugh Buhrich scrap album and mounted architectural presentation drawings with photographs, 1941-1959
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXD 1012
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1941-1959
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    448774
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : Album
  • Physical Description
    1 album - photographic prints, clippings
    2 folders - photographs on boards
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Hugh Buhrich (1911-2004) a German architect came to Australia as a refugee from Nazi Germany, arriving before the beginning of WWII. His practice, of 40 years, covered domestic and small commercial projects. His project designs often included the interiors as well as the buildings. He generally designed in a modernist style, particularly with his own house at Castlecrag (1968-1971)

    Reference:
    Library correspondence file
  • Scope and Content
    ALBUM

    Prelude: 1941
    A house at last: 1947
    Still Paper Architecture: 1950
    A real house: 1951
    Success: 1952
    Art and architecture: 1953
    Home: 1949-50-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9 ...
    The most published stair: 1955
    Shorter 1951
    Abominable Avalon 1949-1950
    Smith 1957
    [There are many other projects; the rest of the album uncaptioned and unorganized]

    FOLDERS

    1. Weekender, Bayview
    2-4. Sortie Point, Castlecrag
    5-6. HHH House, Castlecrag, ca. 1954
    7. Untitled [living room, ca. 1954]
    8-9. HHH House, Castlecrag, ca. 1954
    10. Residence, Northbridge, ca. 1954-1956
    11-12. Untitled [living room]
  • Source
    Presented by Neil Buhrich, August 2006
  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 825627
  • Conservation note

    There are many loose cuttings and photographs in the scrapbook
  • Subject
  • Topic
  • Place
  • Open Rosetta viewer

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