- [1919-1974] (Creation)
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1 box, 1 parcel, ca. 350 plans.
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Eric Percival Trewern was born in Bendigo, and worked as a draughtsman for the Queensland Public Works Department. He established his own architectural practice in Brisbane in 1920 and became an extremely successful residential architect during the inter-war period, especially noted for adapting the Spanish Mission and California bungalow styles to Queensland. He also designed commercial buildings.
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Alexander Ira Trewern was born in Bendigo, Victoria, son to William James and Alice (nee Goldsworthy) Trewern. He graduated from the Brisbane Central Technical College in 1930. He worked in the office of his older brother, Eric Pery Trewern, from 1926 to 1942. He died on 25 June 1990.
Collection previously titled as: Papers, [1919-1974]
Collection alternatively titled as: Eric Percival Trewern Collection.
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Tracings, drawings, blueprints and linens and photographs and advertising material of residential and commercial buildings in Brisbane and regional Queensland. Also includes work of Alexander I Trewern, younger brother of E P Trewern.
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Material from this collection has been cited in:
Deasy, Pamela & Leach, Andrew (2017) Lovely Home, Fabrications, 27:2, 279-302.
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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.