Photograph 8122036
A Dutch born designer whose models of Australian cities have been seen by thousands of people throughout Britain and Europe, will see his models on display in the next few weeks. He is Peter de Vogel, who left Rotterdam 14 years ago. His models of a typical Australian city, 'Middletown' were commissioned by the Australian Department of Immigration for display in migrant source countries. They depict Australian suburban development between the 1870;s and the present day. Each model has 1300 houses, 600 flats and home units, 2935 trees, and 465 motor vehicles. The usual feature such as the town hall, the hospital, schools and playing areas. Mr Vogel and his English born wife Anne leave Canberra on the first stage of their tour.

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A12111, 1/1966/34/2
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