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414113
  • Title
    [View of "Mona", Darling Point]
  • Call number
    SPF/735
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    ca. 1872
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    414113
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - albumen photoprint - 15.2 x 29.1 cm.
  • Scope and Content
    Rushcutters Bay at right
  • General note

    A two storey Regency mansion, built for businessman & politican, Thomas Ware Smart (1810-1881). In July 1861, Smart opened his valuable picture gallery at Mona to the public. The gallery, attached to the house, overlooked Rushcutters Bay. Smart died at Mona in 1881.
    References:
    Australian Heritage Commission : Register of the National Estate Database, Nov 2001
    Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol.6 ""Thomas Ware Smart""
    Some houses and people of New South Wales / by G. Nesta Griffiths. Sydney : Ure Smith, [1949].
    Digital order no:a089735
    This item has been catalogued and digitised under a project funded and supported by the State Library of New South Wales Foundation, 2001.
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    c.1872 below image at right
  • Topic
  • Place

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