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Ancher, Sydney (Edward Cambrian)locked

(b Sydney, Feb 25, 1904; d Newcastle, NSW, Dec 8, 1979).
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Australian architect. After graduation from the Sydney Technical College in 1929, Ancher travelled in Europe. He formed a partnership with Reginald Prevost in Sydney, 1936–9, and in 1946 established Sydney Ancher and Partners. Ancher’s most influential work, principally his early houses, combines the visual characteristics of the International Style with a sensitive response to Australia’s geography (...

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