‘The City Beautiful’ William Ernest Bold and the Development of Perth 1901-1944 – public lecture

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

3 Feb 2021 Once Only Event

When William Ernest Bold was appointed Town Clerk of the City of Perth in September 1901, he was the youngest in any Australian Capital. When he resigned in 1944, he was the longest serving. How did this young Englishman contribute to the ‘City Beautiful’ movement that helped mould pre-war Perth? The Sunday Times characterised the top-hat wearing Bold as a latter day ‘Beau Brummell’ and eventually a critical Royal Commission precipitated his downfall.

Join them for an exploration of the life and times of this intriguing character.


Free Entry

Event Dates

Once Only Event

3 Feb 2021

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