The refurbished #QueensHall at the #StateLibraryVictoria looks amazing, all that delicate plaster detail highlighted by pale paint, and the fabbo #fishscale #skylights reinstated; hard to believe it’s been 16 years since it closed (why I’m not sure) and what a change from the 1970s green and cream scheme - looks like it might even be … Continue reading Queen Hall at the State Library looks lovely
Pleased to see the refurbished and reopened #QueensHall at the #StateLibraryVictoria has the original furniture! Which I now see are at least 3 different designs, but all nicely old, varnished and worn (with old graffiti). They used to be all in the middle, with book stacks on the sides- but there’s now far fewer shelves, … Continue reading Queens Hall at the State Library has some great old furniture, and lots of empty space.
I do like the murals above the stairs to #QueensHall at the @library_vic, and nice to see that they’re well lit now, a bit hard to see before, but you still have to #lookup; the neoclassical style one with the scantily clad men and boys (Greek mythology ?) is by the one-armed #NapierWaller, dating from … Continue reading State Library murals – don’t forget to look up !