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412896
  • Title
    [Rose Cottage, Pyrmont, residence of Thomas and Jane Day]
  • Call number
    SPF/420
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    undated [ca. 1860s]
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    412896
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - albumen photoprint, hand col. - 9.8 x 12.7 cm., on mount 14.6 x 18 cm.
  • Source
    Presented 1965 Pic.Acc.517
  • General note

    "Rose Cottage was built about 1840 at Pyrmont, with Pyrmont sandstone, and was demolished about 1908 to make way for a railway cutting. Thomas Day was born at Sydney in 1795, and Jane [nee Fairweather] his second wife in 1813. Both lived and died in `Rose Cottage' Thomas died 1868, Jane died 1902 ... Thomas Day is wearing a tall white hat. Jane is wearing a Mutch - but she did so all her married life ..." -- Information from great grandson, Mar 1965 (ML 344/65)
    Rose Cottage, demolished for a railway goods line in 1916. Reference: Demolished houses of Sydney / edited by Joy Hughes. Glebe, NSW : Historic Houses Trust N.S.W., 1999 (p.54)
    A portrait of Mrs Jane Day and her daughters Jane, Mary and Eliza, 1859 / photographed by Thomas Glaister reproduced in: The mechanical eye in Australia : photography 1841-1900 / Alan Davies & Peter Stanbury. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1985 (p.39)
    Digital order no:a089420
    This item has been catalogued and digitised under a project funded and supported by the State Library of New South Wales Foundation, 2001.
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