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447051
  • Title
    Sydney Ancher - architectural drawings, 1946-1965
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXD 536
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1946-1965
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    447051
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 25.1 x 40.7 cm. (no. 1); 31.8 x 46.3 cm. (no.2) - 2 pastel, pencil, ink & chinese white drawings on paper & tracing paper
    Photographs - various sizes, approx. 30 x 42 cm. - Photographs of photocopies of original drawings by Sydney Ancher - 5 b&w photos
  • Scope and Content
    1. [Drawing of a residence at Mona Vale, 1946]
    "S. E. Ancher, ARIBA, ARAIA, Architect, XM. 1472, 26 Jan 46" -- signed at lower right

    2. RAIA headquarters building, Mugga Way ACT, rejected scheme by National Capital Design Committee, 1965
    "View from road junction" -- caption at lower centre
    "Ancher, Mortlock, Murray & Woolley, Architects" -- ink stamp on reverse

    3. Farley House, North Curl Curl, 1947
    "Robin Boyd, "Australia's Home", Foley vs Warringah Council (Judge Sugerman decision)" -- inscribed on reverse in donor's hand

    4. Farley House, North Curl Curl, [1947]

    5. Sketch of proposed house, The Battlement, Castlecrag, for Frank Chartres Esq., 16 Sep [19]48
    "Sydney Ancher, ARIBA, ARAIA, Architect" -- signed at lower right

    6. Union Building, ANU, rejected scheme by National Capital Design Committee, 1964

    7. RAIA headquarters, ACT, rejected scheme by National Capital Design Committee, 1965
    "View from Mugga Way" -- captioned on front at lower centre
    "Original colored pencil on dyeline" -- in donor's hand on reverse
  • Source
    Presented by Stuart Murray, July 1985 Pic.Acc.5917
  • General note

    nos. 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 unsigned, untitled and undated; identified and dated by donor
    nos. 3, 5, 7: description of media supplied on reverse by donor
    no. 4: floor plan at lower right
    Digital order no:Album ID : 874639
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