State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department for Culture and the Arts.

Series S4845 - ARCHITECTURAL SCALE MODEL - PRINCESS MARGARET HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN

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AU WA S4845

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ARCHITECTURAL SCALE MODEL - PRINCESS MARGARET HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN

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  • 1980-01-01 - 1980-01-01 (Creation)
  • 1980-01-01 - 1980-01-01 (Accumulation)

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AU WA A679 - PRINCESS MARGARET HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN (1949-01-27 -)

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Previously the Children's Hospital, the hospital's name was changed to the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children on 27 January 1949.

In 1959 it became a teaching hospital with the establishment of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Western Australia.

A new outpatients building opened in October 1964 and a main ward block was added in 1969. In the same year, the Princess Margaret Children's Medical Research Foundation was established.

In 1983, the Patient Services' Building, Stage I, was opened and in 1987 the Stage II building was completed.

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Architectural scale model of Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, built by P&M Jordan Pty Ltd, as the "Proposed Ultimate Development". The scale model shows the proposed addition of the Patient Services Building (completed in 1983) and the Charles Moore Building (completed in 1987). The scale model shows some differences between works that were planned and what eventuated.

The scale model is currently situated for public display in the Search Room of the State Records Office of Western Australia (Perth Cultural Centre).

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