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Title

The Byeway, from the album A portfolio of art photographs

1917

Artist

Cecil Bostock

Australia

1884 – 1939

  • Details

    Date
    1917
    Media categories
    Photograph , Album
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Edition
    17/25
    Dimensions
    15.3 x 7.6 cm image/sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r. leaf 1, pencil "C.W. Bostock". Signed label inside front cover, pencil "...Cecil W Bostock". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Mrs Eleanor Morris 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    163.1977.1
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Cecil Bostock

    Works in the collection

    48

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  • About

    The photograph in the portfolio titled 'The Byeway' was taken in Matthew Place, a small alley linking Upper Fort Street and Princes Street, two residential streets in The Rocks, Sydney. The alley and its surrounding streets were demolished after 1926 to make way for the southern approaches to the Harbour Bridge. Matthew Place is also the subject of an etching by Sydney Ure Smith. 1

    1. Charles H Bertie 'Old Colonial By-ways' Art in Australia Ltd, Sydney 1928 plate 45

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

Other works by Cecil Bostock

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