An Australian oven joke. Cooker == Kooka (short for Kookaburra - the bird)).
A previous owner of this property stored this old gas oven with cook-top with a view, perhaps, to using it himself. I imagine that somebody so-inclined could restore it. It’s a “Metters Early Kooka”.
April 25, 2004
Part of the mural that covers the entire area of the rear wall of the Commonwealth Bank building in Armidale
Sitting atop the Australian Mutual building in Armidale’s East Mall, these two figures contempate the autumn colours in the trees below