Archer, John Lee (1791-1852)

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Architect; Engineer
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John Lee Archer (1791-1852), architect and engineer, was born on 26 April 1791, the only son of John Archer, an engineer of County Tipperary and Dublin, Ireland, and his wife Charlotte, née Lee, formerly...

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John Archer was Civil Engineer and Colonial Architect to Van Diemen's Land 1826-1838 and police magistrate for the district of Horton 1838 until his death. Among the many buildings he designed are Parliament, the Ordnance Stores in Salamanca Place and a number of churches. His outstanding engineering work was the stone bridge over the Macquarie River at Ross.

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Resources for John Lee Archer

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Archer, John Lee
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Archer, John Lee (1791-1852), architect and engineer
    Smith, Roy S.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1, 23-24
  3. John Lee Archer, Tasmanian Architect and Engineer
    Smith, Roy
    Published: Tasmanian Historical Research Association, Tasmania, 1962
  4. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

Resources by John Lee Archer (2)

  1. A map of Stanley on the estate of the Van Diemens Land Company at Circular Head / John Lee Archer, Civil Engineer Aug.st 1843
    Archer, John Lee, 1791-1852
    [ Map : 1843 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    A map of Stanley on the estate of the Van Diemens Land Company at Circular Head / John Lee Archer, Civil Engineer Aug.st 1843
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  2. [Architecture drawing | drawing architecture] : [set of postcards] / Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office
    Willmott, Peter, 1946-2011
    [ Government publication, Poster, chart, other : 2014 ]
    At Libraries Tas
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20,573.773)

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  1. John Lee Archer : architect-engineer
    Tasmania. Education Department. Curriculum Centre
    [ Book : 1971 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
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  2. John Lee Archer : architect - engineer
    Tasmania. Department of Education and the Arts
    [ Book, Government publication : 1971-1989 ]
    At National Library
    John Lee Archer : architect - engineer
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  3. John Lee Archer : Tasmanian architect and engineer / Roy Smith
    Smith, Roy, 1892-
    [ Book : 1962 ]
    At 32 libraries
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  4. Old St. David's Hobart, Sunday morning / W. Hardy Wilson
    Wilson, Hardy, 1881-1955
    [ Art work : 1913 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Old St. David's Hobart, Sunday morning / W. Hardy Wilson
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  5. Military quarters, Barrack Square, Hobart / W. Hardy Wilson
    Wilson, Hardy, 1881-1955
    [ Art work : 1913 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Military quarters, Barrack Square, Hobart / W. Hardy Wilson
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  6. The Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site, cnr Brisbane & Campbell Sts, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia / [written for the Trust by George Brown ... [et al.] ; text co-ordinators Elizabeth and Peter Mercer ; editors Lyn Wilson and Warren Boyles]
    National Trust of Australia (Tasmania)
    [ Book : 2007 ]
    At 11 libraries
    The Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site, cnr Brisbane & Campbell Sts, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia / [written for the Trust by George Brown ... [et al.] ; text co-ordinators Elizabeth and Peter Mercer ; editors Lyn Wilson and Warren Boyles]
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