Prince of Wales laying the foundation stone to Walter Burley Griffin’s building the ‘Capitol’
Photographer / artist:Not recorded
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Source:From Collection of National Archives of Australia:A1200,L13358
Architects:Griffin, Walter Burley
The ‘Capitol’ was envisaged by Griffin as a large ceremonial building for both official and popular events, to crown Capitol Hill. Griffin designed a stepped ziggurat form 80 feet high. Despite the laying of the foundation stone it was never built.