Decorative hitching posts on Adelaide St

De Gruchy, Graham Francis. Decorative hitching posts on Adelaide St.

Document type: Digilib Image
Collections: UQ Library - Digitised Materials - open access
Art Forms in Brisbane
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Title Decorative hitching posts on Adelaide St
Date photo taken 1984
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect Dods, robin, 1868-1920
Photographer De Gruchy, Graham Francis
Location Adelaide St & Faber Lane
Brisbane City, Queensland
Open Access Status Other
Category Streetscape
Subcategory Street sculpture
Building Materials Iron
Surrounding Features Roads
Pedestrian path
Shop signs
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Graham Francis De Gruchy.
References Art Forms in Brisbane B
Additional Notes "The iron hitching posts outside the front entrance at the kerb of the footpath are as decorative as they were practical in the horse and buggy era of bygone days. The lions decorating the tops of the posts, finely cast, were modelled from sketches that Robin Dods made of Landseer's famous lions in Trafalgar Square, London." Lund, Neville H., "Robin S. Dods The Life and Work of a Distinguished Queensland Architect",(, Accessed 5 February 2013)
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