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239932
  • Title
    Sir John Sulman award winning buildings, 1934-1966 : photographs and descriptions
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 6900
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1935-1966
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    239932
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised : Parts 3 (a-e; g-o), 7 & 13
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 12 x 17 cm.-30 x 36 cm. - 51 silver gelatin photographs
    Textual Records - (typescript) various descriptions of buildings
  • Scope and Content
    Part 1: Sir John Sulman Award 1937
    West wing Frensham School, Mittagong
    Architects: J. D. Moore & V. L. Dowling (1 page of description and 2 photographs)

    Part 2: Sir John Sulman Award 1938
    Newcastle City Incinerator
    Architect: F. A. Scorer, A.R.A.I.A. (1 page of description and 4 photographs).

    Part 3: Sir John Sulman Award 1951
    [Rose] Seidler House at Turramurra [now Wahroonga]. [Photographed by Marcell Seidler -- information from Penelope Seidler, 2005].
    (1 page of description and 15 photographs).

    Part 4: Sir John Sulman Award 1952
    Royal Swedish Legation, Canberra (2 photographs)
    4a. Stamped verso of photograph: Laurence Le Guay & John Nisbett Pty. Ltd.
    4b. Stamped verso of photograph: Sydney Morning Herald[?]

    Part 5: Sir John Sulman Award 1955
    Canberra Olympic Pool (typescipt description, 1 plan and 9 photographs)
    5a. Brief description of Canberra Olympic Pool designed and constructed by Department of Works, Canberra, A.C.T. [3 pages]
    5b i. Olympic Pool - Parkes, A.C.T., Site Plan, 12 April 1956 [copy]
    5b ii. Canberra Olympic Pool. 6. Filtration Plant Building from East side of Olympic Pool / Australian News and Information Bureau
    5c. Canberra Olympic Pool. 1. The Dressing Pavilions and Entrance from the North / Australian News and Information Bureau
    5d. Canberra Olympic Pool. 2. Public Entrance / Australian News and Information Bureau
    5e. Canberra Olympic Pool. 3. The Dressing Pavilions from the North East / Australian News and Information Bureau
    5f. Canberra Olympic Pool. 4. View looking North West from Childrens Pool / Australian News and Information Bureau
    5g. Canberra Olympic Pool. 5. View from Diving tower looking N.W. / Australian News and Information Bureau
    5h. Canberra Olympic Pool. 9. The Childrens Pool, Diving Pool and Olympic Pool (at right) / Australian News and Information Bureau
    5i. Canberra Olympic Pool. 7. The Childrens Pool from the Diving Tower / Australian News and Information Bureau
    5j. Canberra Olympic Pool. 8. The Diving Tower / Australian News and Information Bureau

    Part 6: Sir John Sulman Award 1935
    St Anne's Shrine, Bondi (2 photographs).
    Erected 1933-34. Joseph C. Fowell & Kenneth H. McConnel Architects. R. M. Bowcock, Builder
    6a. Front elevation. St Anne's Shrine, Bondi N.S.W. / Audio Visual Activities (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.
    6b. View across the nave (a temporary crib will be seen in the west aisle)...St Anne's Shrine, Bondi N.S.W. / Audio Visual Activities (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.

    Part 7: Sir John Sulman Award 1943
    Orient Line Building, Spring Street, Sydney / A. V. A. Photography (1 photograph).
    Erected 1939-40. Joseph C. Fowell, Kenneth H. McConnel and J. L. Stephen Mansfield (Fowell, McConnel & Mansfield) Architects. John Grant & Sons, Builders.

    Part 8: Sir John Sulman Award 1959
    Australian Academy of Science building, Canberra (1 booklet and 3 photographs)
    a. The Australian Academy of Science 1959 [booklet]
    b. Australian Academy of Science building, Canberra [interior showing fountain] / produced in the studios of Kenneth Ross...for Grounds, Romberg & Boyd
    c. Australian Academy of Science building, Canberra [interior showin water feature] / produced in the studios of Kenneth Ross...for Grounds, Romberg & Boyd
    d. Australian Academy of Science building, Canberra [exterior view] / produced in the studios of Kenneth Ross...for Grounds, Romberg & Boyd

    Part 9: Sir John Sulman Award 1934 (2 photographs)
    9a. House at Double Bay. No. 7 Wiston Gardens, North Front / copyright photograph by The Sydney Morning Herald
    9b. House at Double Bay. No. 7 Wiston Gardens, East Front / copyright photograph by The Sydney Morning Herald
    (Both photographs annotated verso Leslie Wilkinson 1934)


    Part 10: Sir John Sulman Award 1942: St Michael's [Church] Vaucluse (2 exterior and 2 interior photographs and 3 small prints of plans).
    Part 11: Sir John Sulman Award 1947: Wormald Bros. premises, Waterloo [photographed by Milton Kent] (1 photograph)
    Part 12: Sir John Sulman Award 1954: Boots Pure Drug Co. (Australia) office and Warehouse premises, East Willoughby (2 photographs).
    Part 13: Sir John Sulman Award 1945: House Maytone Ave, Killara, for S. E. [Sydney] Ancher [photographed by Max Dupain] (1 photograph)
    Part 14: Sir John Sulman Award 1966: Dee Why Library [photographed by David Moore] (3 photographs).
  • Source
    Presented by the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (New South Wales Chapter), 1958 and 1961 Pic.Acc.1316 (Part 13)
  • Published Information
    A colour variant of PXA 6900/3g was published on the cover of The Australian Home Beautiful, February 1951
  • General note

    Architects' plans are available at Location Number: PXD 319-322 Mitchell Library
    Rose Seidler House photographs previously attributed to Max Dupain, however only one photograph in this series is stamped "Max Dupain" (no.3(c)). Photographer is said to be Marcell Seidler -- information from Penelope Seidler, 2005.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823567
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