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TOMPKINS, Henry William (Harry)

Born: 1865?
Died: 1959


Was, according to a note in Building (Sep 1920:394), 'one of the best known-architects in Australia, and has practiced in Melbourne since 1894'. Tompkins was South African by birth and was in the country on a visit in 1920. His training is not currently known but the same note in Building stated that he was responsible for the first steel-frame building in Melbourne, Australia in 1912. He died in Australia.

(Building Sep 1920:394; RIBA Jnl Sep 1959:408 obit)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.