St John's Anglican Church Pinjarra

Peter Rattigan

Mandurah, Australia

Artist's Description

This church is reputed to be the fifth oldest church in Western Australia. Building was carried out during 1861 and 1862 by a local settler, Anthony Cornish. (The building was consecrated in 1863.) A vestry was added a few years later, and a porch in 1879. The cost of the building was just over 300 pounds, it included a shingle roof, pews and pulpit some of the carpentry was carried out by Fremantle prisoners. The building was subjected to flooding and there is a plate on the south wall which marks the flood level.The first rector was the Reverend James Price.
The image was taken with a Nikon D90 using a 18-200mmVR lens. Three exposures have been tonemapped using Photomatix to create the final image.

Artwork Comments

  • Wilhelmina
  • Peter Rattigan
  • Susana Weber
  • Bob Culshaw
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  • Peter Rattigan
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