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Biographical entry White, Francis Maloney (1819 - 1888)

Born
December 1819
London, England
Died
14 September 1888
St Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Architect

Summary

Francis Maloney White was a foundation member of the Victorian Institute of Architects and architect of many major buildings in Melbourne. His most notable work includes the design of the University of Melbourne (1854), the Bank of New Zealand building in Collins Street and the Melbourne Hospital, Lonsdale Street. He was an expert in Tudor design and innovation.

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1848
Life event - Migrated to Australia (Adelaide)
1851
Career position - Moved to Melbourne and set up an architectural practice; commenced working on Scots Church in Collins Street
1852
Career position - Architect at the National Model and Training School
c. 1854
Career position - Architect of the Melbourne Hospital in Lonsdale Street
1854 - 1857
Career position - Commissioned architect for the new University of Melbourne building
1855 - 1888
Career position - Designed numerous commercial buildings around Melbourne, including the Bank of New Zealand building in Collins Street (now the ANZ bank)

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McCarthy, G.J & Annette Alafaci