Monday, 25 February 2013

Rookwood, vault

This family vault was built in 1927 in the art deco architectural style is located in the Anglican section of Rookwood Cemetery. This family vault was built for Frederick Poate, Surveyor-General of New South Wales, his wife Julia Poate and their descendants.
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  1. I was in a Trivial Pursuit competition tonight and one of the questions was "which is the biggest cemetery in Australia?" Rookwood was of course the correct answer.

    Perfect timing!

    1. I can't remember if I've stated that in one of more posts but thanks for that reminder that Rookwood is the biggest cemetery in Australia.

  2. Dei um passeio por Sidney agora, através de seus olhos. Lindas fotos!

  3. impressive! i haven't seen this kind of vault/mausoleum here. most of the mausoleums here are designed with concrete and grille to let air circulate i guess.

  4. This would be for the rich, of course.

    Have a good Blue Monday, Jim.

  5. Beautiful capture. I played too. Mine are here and here.

  6. That is a beautiful vault. I love to go through cemeteries and see the dates and styles used. Blessings, Debbie

  7. Hey there! I used your fab blog for advice ahead of my trip to Sydney and juts wanted to say thanks for taking the time to produce the travel guide. I managed to snap some great shots of the Sydney Opera House that I¹m more than happy for you to use. (please accredit me if you decide to use my pics).

  8. Those photos are great. Thanks for the offer to use them but I only post my own photos on my blog. I'm glad my blog helped you with your trip to Sydney. :)


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