They make me think of my history friend Lois, manhandling old assessment records bigger than she is, massive crumbling old leather bound books with valuable details for the persistent, recorded in a spidery hand.
|Perth Registry Office|
One thing that's always interested me, is the family resemblance among registry offices. From town to town, the gable front, three bay, symmetrical facade, with pediment, the name of the municipality or town announced in the tympanum is pretty standard.
Turns out there was a pattern book.
|Perth Courthouse - maxi-me|
I could go on, but someone already has. Pick up a copy of Cornerstones of Order by Marion Macrae and Anthony Adamson.
|impressive Kingston limestone portico|
|and Registry Office|