[Wilkinson Award-Winning Townhouses, Rushcutter’s Bay (Darling Point)]. Max Dupain, 1911–1992 Aust.
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[Wilkinson Award-Winning Townhouses, Rushcutter’s Bay (Darling Point)]

c1968. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, press print, photographer’s stamp, publishing and date stamps with “1969” and “1971”, slips of newsprint and typed slip with captions, and publishing annotations in ink and pencil verso, 19.2 x 25.2cm. Minor handling crinkles, some with surface cracks, indents due to annotation verso.

Captions include “Wilkinson Award 1968. The Penthouses. Ancher Mortlock, Murray & Woolley”; “This year, for the first time, town houses were eligible for the Wilkinson Award, which had previously been restricted to single-family houses”; and “The Penthouses at Rushcutter’s Bay: An imaginative scheme of townhouses.” Stamps include “Max Dupain and Associates, 49 Clarence St, Sydney 2000. 29 4901”; “Used 21 Aug. 1969, Herald”; and “Used 18 Mar. 1971, Herald.”

Furniture designer and property developer Harry Sebel (Aust., 1915–2008) commissioned prominent architect Ken Woolley (Aust., 1933–2015) in 1967 to design The Penthouses located at 58 New Beach Road, Darling Point. Ref: Wiki; architectureanddesign.com.au; SMH, 27.10.2008.

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Item #CL204-13

Price (AUD): $3,300.00  other currencies

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