29 Dec 2014

POMP and CIRCUMSTANCE



























Eaglehawk is a former gold-mining town in Victoria, Australia. A gold nugget was found in the area which sparked a gold rush leading to the establishment of the township in 1852 with the population quickly growing to 40,000. The town hall depicted here was opened in 1901 and is now used as a cinema.  It is one of the most notable and dramatically sited of all Victorian provincial town halls and an expressive example of the architecture of the Federation period. Located at the fork of two roads, it stands proudly and prominently in the town. [link]