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How the Canberra camel got its hump: the departmental board's plan, its origins and consequences
15 Jul 1996
Urban Research Program (Research School of Social Sciences, ANU)
When the first peg was driven by King O’Malley on 20 February 1913 to start construction of Australia’s capital the work was based, not on the thoroughbred design of Griffin, but on a camel designed by a committee.