Section one of a painting of Canberra capital site

Glass slide shows one of six sections of the painting titled 'Cycloramic view of Canberra capital site, view looking from Camp Hill'.
Title:
Section one of a painting of Canberra capital site
NFSA ID:
1585333
Year:
1916
Category:
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This slide shows one of six sections of the painting titled Cycloramic View of Canberra Capital Site, View Looking from Camp Hill, created by Robert Charles Coulter on 2 January 1911.

Areas shown in this slide are Narrabundah and Mount Coree. The artist’s signature is visible in the bottom left corner.

This painting was one of two, painted by Coulter, which were included in the 725 Federal Capital City Design Competition kits that were sent around the world to competition entrants.

Robert Charles Coulter, together with Charles Caswell and Walter Scott Griffiths, submitted an entry to the Federal Capital City Design Competition and were the only Australians to reach the final stages.

Many Australian architects had boycotted the competition in accordance with the wishes of the Royal Institute of British Architects, who had concerns about the way the architectural competition was being run.