Roof tops, Macleay Street, Sydney, 1942 / watercolour by Sydney Ure Smith
Full title: Roof tops, Macleay Street, Sydney, 1942 / watercolour by Sydney Ure Smith
Author/creator: Smith, Sydney Ure, 1887-1949.
Call Numbers: V1A/Pot P/3
Record Identifier: nV2qR2Qn
Formats: Pictures, Watercolours
Contents: Drawings - on sheet 29.2 x 36.7 cm. image 22.4 x 31.7 cm. - 1 watercolour drawing with pencil underdrawing
This view over the roof tops of Macleay Street towards the city gives an idea of how Darlinghurst had changed from a spacious haven for the wealthy to a crowded, high-rise, inner city suburb by the 1940s.
Reference: Villas of Darlinghurst exhibition catalogue / State Library of New South Wales. Sydney : State Library of New South Wales, 2002.
"re this picture: in `Society of Artists', 1942 book, page 69: of Sydney Ure Smith's Water Colour Drawing of `Macleay St. Potts Point', Sydney. Described as `a particularly interesting piece of work' in which a difficult perspective problem was most successfully solved" ... information from back of old mount
Digital order no:a140005