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1336725
  • Title
    Burning of the Garden Palace from Eaglesfield, Darlinghurst, sketched at 5.55am, Sep 22/82 / watercolour by unknown artist
  • Call number
    SSV/137
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1882
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1336725
  • Physical Description
    1 drawing - watercolour - 16 x 25.5 cm
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Eaglesfield was a school on Darlinghurst Road. Originally named 'The New School' it was renamed Eaglesfield in 1879, after Robert Eaglesfield, founder of Queen's College Oxford.

    Reference:
    Library correspondence file
  • Scope and Content
    Item is a depiction of the fire which broke out at The Garden Palace at about 5:40 a.m. on 22 September 1882, which totally consumed the building in around 40 minutes. It appears to have been created as the Palace was burning.
  • Source
    Purchased from Peter Walker Fine Art, May 2015
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright:
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Inscribed at beneath picture 'Burning of Garden Palace, From Eaglesfield Darlinghurst, Sketched at 5.55 a.m. Sep 22/82'
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