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White, Francis Maloney (1819 - 1888)

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Born: December 1819  London, England.  Died: 14 September 1888  St Kilda, Victoria, Australia.
Francis Maloney White was a foundation member of the Victorian Institute of Architects and architect of many major buildings in Melbourne. His most notable work includes the design of the University of Melbourne (1854), the Bank of New Zealand building in Collins Street and the Melbourne Hospital, Lonsdale Street. He was an expert in Tudor design and innovation.

Career Highlights

1848Migrated to Australia (Adelaide)
1851Moved to Melbourne and set up an architectural practice; commenced working on Scots Church in Collins Street
1852Architect at the National Model and Training School
c. 1854Architect of the Melbourne Hospital in Lonsdale Street
1854 - 1857Commissioned architect for the new University of Melbourne building
1855 - 1888Designed numerous commercial buildings around Melbourne, including the Bank of New Zealand building in Collins Street (now the ANZ bank)


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J & Annette Alafaci
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 16 November 2005

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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