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Jorn Utzon Sydney Opera House collection, 1956-1967

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Jorn Utzon Sydney Opera House collection, 1956-1967

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1l4lKpX1

Jorn Utzon Sydney Opera House collection, 1956-1967

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Jorn Utzon Sydney Opera House collection, 1956-1967

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Jorn Utzon Sydney Opera House collection, 1956-1967

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Date

1956-1967

Record Identifier

1l4lKpX1
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Architectural and Technical Drawings - 2561 architectural drawings - Albums - 8 albums (chiefly architectural drawings - halftone photomechanical prints with text, approx. 276 leaves and prints) - Textual Records - 1v., 27 boxes - Photographs - ca. 1600 (chiefly silver gelatin photoprints) - Photogr...

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Records, architectural drawings, photographs and working models re the construction of the Sydney Opera House, 1956-1967.

Series 01
Jorn Utzon records, 1956-1967

Series 02
Jorn Utzon Sydney Opera House preliminary and miscellaneous drawings, ca. 1958-1966

Series 03
Jorn Utzon Sydney Opera House working drawings, 1959-1...

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Jorn Utzon Sydney Opera House collection, 1956-1967

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NOTES

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Digital order no:a119208

The appendix of Peter Compagnoni's book, 'Sydney Opera House halls and glass walls' (2019) describes more than 300 drawings from the Jorn Utzon Sydney Opera House collection held in the Mitchell Library. The book is located in the Mitchell Library collection at HQ 2019/1581.
See also 'Utzon's interiors for the Sydney Ope...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

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Presented by Jorn Utzon, 1972
Pic.Acc.2530

Administrative / Biographical history

Jorn Utzon was born on 9 April 1918 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He graduated with the gold medal for architecture from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen in 1942. He joined the Helsinki office of Alvar Aalto in 1946, and the Helsingborg office of Erik Andersson in 1950.
On 29 January 1957 the Premier of New South Wales J.J. Cahill announced...

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