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[Proposed designs and plans for the main grandstand and other buildings at Randwick Racecourse, ca....

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[Proposed designs and plans for the main grandstand and other buildings at Randwick Racecourse, ca. 1880s] / Sun Foundry Glasgow, George Smith & Co

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PXD 1448

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nZNW3z2n

[Proposed designs and plans for the main grandstand and other buildings at Randwick Racecourse, ca. 1880s] / Sun Foundry Glasgow, George Smith & Co

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[Proposed designs and plans for the main grandstand and other buildings at Randwick Racecourse, ca. 1880s] / Sun Foundry Glasgow, George Smith & Co

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[Proposed designs and plans for the main grandstand and other buildings at Randwick Racecourse, ca. 1880s] / Sun Foundry Glasgow, George Smith & Co

Author / Creator

Date

ca. 1880

Call Numbers

PXD 1448

Record Identifier

nZNW3z2n
Physical Description

Contents

30 architectural drawings (bound together in 10 sections) - 66 x 82 cm or smaller - pen, ink, watercolour

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Fonds

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Copyright restrictions may apply

Copyright holder : George Smith & Co

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

These plans are for the proposed grandstand and other buildings at Randwick Racecourse. Following the formation of the Australian Jockey Club (AJC), between 1880 and 1886, two existing grandstands were demolished and replaced with the new St Leger Stand and a new Official Stand. As well as these new stands, the AJC undertook an extensive works prog...

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[Proposed designs and plans for the main grandstand and other buildings at Randwick Racecourse, ca. 1880s] / Sun Foundry Glasgow, George Smith & Co

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

Author / Artists

NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

Signed 'Sun Foundry Glasgow'.

Conservation note

Very brittle with tears especially along the edges.

Description source

Contents list taken from library correspondence file.

Titled in ink on cover.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 2 January 2016.

Administrative / Biographical history

The Glasgow Sun Foundry, was the foundry belonging to George Smith & Co
1880. It was one of the best known foundries in Britain during the second half of the 19th century, specialising in designs for gates, railings, bandstands and ornamental fountains.

References:
Library correspondence file
Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk, (accessed 22 February 2017)
Grace's Guide to British and Industrial History, http://www.gracesguide.co.uk, (accessed 22 February 2017)
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PXD 1448

Record Identifier

nZNW3z2n

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/nZNW3z2n

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1001672

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