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Custom House and Circular Quay, 1845 / painted by G. E. Peacock
Full title: Custom House and Circular Quay, 1845 / painted by G. E. Peacock
Author/creator: Peacock, G. E. (George Edwards), b. 1806.
Call Numbers: DG 35, Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 1, East Wall, no. 96
Record Identifier: YezdbmW9
Formats: Pictures, Paintings
Contents: 1 painting - ca. 21 x 28.5 cm. inside mount, framed - oil on board
To cope with the growing demands of the Customs Office, pressed by the expansion of maritime trade to the colony, Mortimer Lewis designed this Greek-revival style building which was completed in 1845.
Reference: George Edwards Peacock exhibition catalogue. State Library of New South Wales, 2002
Oil painting and frame conserved with the generous support of the State Library of New South Wales Foundation, 2001-2002.
Digital order no:a128105