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    Victoria Window in the Great Hall

    The Great Hall's northern window is arguably one of the most beautiful stained-glass windows in Australia. The central lancet is a life-sized portrayal of the young Queen Victoria. On either side of her are men famous in British history, each representing a specific field of endeavour. The three quatre-foils at the top of the window represent the arms of England, Ireland and Scotland. The Queensland arms are below them at either side. The shields at the base of the window are, from left to right: the arms of the then Governor, Sir Arthur Kennedy; Edward, the Prince of Wales; the School (in academic colours); Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh; and the old City of Brisbane. The circa 1880 window and the one at the southern end of the Great Hall were made by Melbourne's Ferguson & Urie, renowned for fine workmanship.​​