Horton College [Ross, Tasmania]
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Horton College [Ross, Tasmania]

c1890. Albumen paper photograph, titled and annotated in ink on backing verso, 9.3 x 15.7cm. Missing portions to lower left corner and edges.

Annotation reads “For Uncle Rory from Phil.” Horton College was a 19th-century “independent Wesleyan Methodist boys’ boarding school, at Mona Vale near Ross, Tasmania.” Considered to be an “extremely prestigious school”, the college was founded by Captain Samuel Horton in 1855 and closed in 1894. The red brick school building was designed by Tasmanian William Archer (1820–1874). Only the archway of the main entrance still stands. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL199-48

Price (AUD): $990.00  other currencies

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