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Mitchell Building

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Modern Architecture
Recommended sightseeing time: 1-2 hours
Address: North Tce Adelaide South Australia 5000 Australia Adelaide

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The University of Adelaide can be regarded as an early establishment. It was established in 1874 and is the third oldest university in Australian history, second only to the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne. Therefore, the architectural style of Ada’s buildings is thick and heavy, and there are also sandstone buildings, such as the Mitchell Building, the main building of the main campus of North Avenue. Mitchell Building was designed by Irish architect William McGinn more than one hundred years ago. It is the first building of the University of Adelaide and a representative building of the Adelaide Revival. This ancient building has a The metal spire, there are thorns on the tower. The Mitchell Building was the library, classroom, laboratory and office at the time, the first Nobel Prize winner at the University of Adelaide, early professor of mathematics and physics, Sir William Henry Bragg and his university. The graduate's son, William Lawrence Bragg, William Lawrence Bragg, had their earliest laboratory in the Mitchell Building. Because of the pioneering contributions made in the use of X-ray diffraction to study the structure of crystal atoms and molecules, Bragg and his son shared the 1915 Nobel Prize in Physics. The two generations of father and son won the same Nobel Prize, which is unique in history. Bonython Hall, on the east side of the main building, is a large auditorium named after Sir John Lagdon Bonython donated by Sir John Lagdon Bonython. It looks like a solemn church, solemn and towering. In addition, UAE also has a relatively famous Barr Smith Library, the largest campus library in the southern hemisphere, and is rated as one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. Picture 1-2: Mitchell Building, the main building of Ada; Figure 3-5: Bonython Hall on the east side of the main building; Picture 6: University of Alberta Law School Building; Picture 7: Sir Walter Hughes Statue, the first donor and one of the founders of UAE on the south side of the main building; Picture 8: Sir Samuel James Way (1836-1916) statue of the former Vice Governor, Chief Justice and President of the University of Adelaide on the southeast side of the main building; Picture 9: The Dame Roma Mitchell Statue at the southern end of the Governor's Mansion on the western side of the State of Ada. Dame Roma Mitchell, Queen of the Order of Australia, (Companion of the Order of Australia), Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE), Royal Victorian (Companion of the Order of Australia) Commander of the Royal Victorian Order). The first female legal adviser to the British royal family in South Australia, Queen's Attorney, a female judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia, President of the University of Adelaide, Supervisor of the University of Adelaide, Governor of South Australia .

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