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421796
  • Title
    Sir Edward Knox family papers: photographs of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and floods at Bourke, Windsor and Grafton, 1880-1893 / Edward Knox
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 1529
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1880-1893
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    421796
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 26 images
  • Physical Description
    53 photographs - 16.5 x 21 cm or smaller - albumen
    1 bookmark - 5.5 x 54.5 cm - cross-stitched on blue silk ribbon
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Sir Edward Knox (1819-1901) was director of the Commercial Banking Co. of Sydney 1845-1901 and founded the Colonial Sugar Refining Co. in 1855. He had many other business and public interests, including his association with St. Andrew's Cathedral, the Benevolent Society, the (Royal) Prince Alfred Hospital (of which he was the founding director & chairman) and the Carrington Centennial Hospital for Convalescents (vice-president). He lived in a large Georgian-style house, 'Fiona' on New South Head Road, 1864-1901 (now part of Ascham School). Reference: The Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol.5
  • Scope and Content
    1-17. [Royal] Prince Alfred Hospital. Includes exterior views and interiors of wards, nurses' quarters, dispensary, kitchen, chapel and laundry / photographed by Charles Bayliss, Sydney [1886]
    18-20. [Living room interior, greenhouse, and view of Sydney Harbour possibly from Edward Knox's residence 'Fiona', New South Head Road, Woollahra]
    21-22. Untitled [Royal Prince Alfred Hospital? and St. Andrew's Cathedral?]
    23-31. Floods at Bourke [1890]. J. S. Donohoe's Gladstone Hotel, Mitchell Street ; Oxley Street ; Sturt Street ; Richard Street ; Commercial Bank ; Railway Station
    32-38. Floods at Windsor. Bridge over Hawkesbury River ; 'The Peninsular' ; View from the Terrace ; The Observatory ; South Creek, Windsor
    39-46. Floods at Grafton, 11 March 1890. Hockey's boot factory, Main Street ; Commercial Bank ; view of town from Bank roof / by J. Stevenson, photo., Grafton
    47. Carrington Convalescent Hospital, Grasmere Estate, Camden, NSW (Harry C. Kent, Architect)
    48-53. Portraits. [Three males possibly Edward Knox?] ; Kate Sparling of Stanmore, NSW ; Henry Bicknell ; Severin Kanute Salting ; William Byron grave, Rookwood
    54. Bookmark "He most lives - feels most blest. Who thinks most Acts the best"
  • Source
    Pic.Acc.4763 Presented by A. E. Knox, 1947
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Pic.Acc. Upgrade Project - Information transferred from Pic.Acc.4763 as part of the eRecords Project 2012-13

    Related Manuscript Material: Knox family papers, Sir Edward Knox. Location Number: MLMSS 98 Mitchell Library
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823973
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    'C. Bayliss, Photo, Sydney' -- stamped at lower left (nos.1-17)
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