Item #CL194-35 [Views Of Claremont, Rose Bay, NSW]. Rosalie Ann Thorne, Aust.
[Views Of Claremont, Rose Bay, NSW]
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[Views Of Claremont, Rose Bay, NSW]

1869-1871. Four pencil drawings, each captioned, three initialled “R.A.T.” and two dated lower left or right, 17.4 x 25cm (paper, approx. each). Minor creases, tears or foxing. Mounted in pairs.

Captions read 1). View from the pine trees, Claremont, 16/2/71; 2). View from Esk Seat, Claremont; 3). Carrera from Esk Seat, Claremont, 1/12/69; and 4). West view of Claremont.

Claremont in Rose Bay, NSW, “was built in 1851-1852 for Bristol-born Sydney businessman George Thorne (1810-1891) who had migrated to Australia in 1840. He married Elizabeth Ann Bisdee in Hobart in 1842. They had 10 children [one of whom was Rosalie]…George Thorne retained ownership of Claremont until early 1879 but the family did not reside in the house continuously.” Claremont formed the original building of Kincoppal School. Ref: SLM; DAAO; Kincoppal.

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Item #CL194-35

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