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Geraldton Presentation Convent

Geraldton Presentation Convent

Name of institution Presentation Convent
Type of institution Convent 
Street Address Sanford Street
City Geraldton
State Western Australia
Postcode
Country Australia
Name of building The Convent of the Congregation of the Presentation Sisters (WA) Inc
Name of room Chapel
Dates of the building 1926
Architect’s and builder’s names
Special architectural features
Special fittings
Other location information The Convent became part of the Nagle Catholic college in 1994.
Name of contact
Mailing Address
Telephone
Email
Other contact information
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Date of previous organs
Detail of previous organs
Dates when key work has been undertaken
Dates of any moves that have taken place
Variations from original design of organ
Information on previous organs
Information about comparable instruments to previous organs
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Present organ
Type of installation
Case description
Placement in room
Builder's name Paul F. Hufner
Opus number
Date of completion/installation 1971
Construction materials
Number of manuals One (1)
Key compasses
Number of keys
Key material
Pedal compass
Number of pedals
Pedalboard type
Pedalboard material
Type of chests
Type of key action Electro-magnetic
Type of stop action Electro-magnetic
Couplers
Tremulants
Accessories   
Console type
Stop label material
Placement
General design
Playing aids
Divisions   
Wind pressures

Stop list
MANUAL
 
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Total number of speaking stops
Total number of ranks 3 ranks extended
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ The organ has been removed to storgae, pending rebuilding in a parish church near Perth.
Information on current organ
Comparable instruments to current organ
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder
Photographs Photograph of the organ by Bruce Duncan, reproduced from a 35mm film photo, date unknown circa 1985.
Technical documents 
General documents
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Supporting information
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Document control Original entries J R Elms, OAM, Gazetteer of Western Australian Pipe Organs, 1971, 1999,2003 and 2004.
This entry D B Duncan 01 January 2009.
Information on removal and storgae from Fr. Paul Fox, 09 November 2009.
Photograph of organ by Bruce Duncan 26 November 2010.




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