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  • Title
    Item 01: Closing the gap, 1995 / painted by Jane Bennett
  • Call number
    ML 1418
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  • Physical Description
    1 painting - 77 x 106 cm - oil on canvas
  • Scope and Content
    Depicts the view looking east from atop the western pylon of the Anzac Bridge, under construction in 1995 with the concrete deck still not connected at the centre.

    Shows the development of Pyrmont in 1995, including, left to right, Lyalls Barge (centre left) with Caneite Building behind ; Harbour Control Tower ; Cooperage, 56 Bowman Street ; The Elizabeth (facade only remaining) 2-4 Mount Street Walk, Jackson's Landing ; Piers 19, 20, 21 Ways Terrace, Pirrama Road Jones Bay ; the Royal Edwardian Victualling Yard (REVY) buildings ; Australian National Maritime Museum ; goods yard (centre, middleground).
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright - Life of artist plus 70 years.
    Copyright holder:: Jane Bennett
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: The State Library of New South Wales has the right to reproduce and publish any work it owns by Jane Bennett ; Jane Bennett to be advised of each use. All other uses (not by State Library of New South Wales) must clear copyright with Jane Bennett
  • Description source

    Titled & dated by artist
  • General note

    This work was exhibited in 'Paradise, Purgatory & Hellhole - the History of Prymont & Ultimo' at the Powerhouse Museum, Pyrmont, February 2005 - October 2006
    Digital order no:a9913001
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    J Bennett -- signed at lower right
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