Rose Bay, NSW, Australia
1860 - 1865
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Inscribed at lower centre `GR 1862’
14.9 x 25 cm
It is likely that the Fishers Creek watercolours (nos 2-5) show a bush in Paddington, possibly near the Glenmore Falls, or the stream which fed it. A Mr Fisher leased the Glenmore Distillery in the early 1850s. Point Piper Road is now Jersey Road.
Paddington Municipal Council, "Paddington. Its history, trade and Industries, 1860-1910", 1910 (1980), p.17
Album details: Collection of watercolour drawings of Paddington, Double Bay and Rose Bay by George Roberts 1860-1864
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