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90/586-6 Architectural model, 2 shopfronts and attached houses, part of King Street Sydney streetscape, 1870-1890, plywood / cardboard / plastic, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney, Australia, 1970-1975. Click to enlarge.

Architectural model of two shopfronts

Made
  • 1970-1975
This is one of 23 architectural models representing King Street, Sydney, in the 1880s. This streetscape reveals a lost city of trades, shops and entertainment, in buildings of a human scale. King Street was a magnet at night and by day a retail mecca.

Yet Sydney was also taking on its modern form as a business and professional centre, with architecture to match. This lost city catches Sydney at a cross roads in its history. A bustling variety of people and activities began to make way for a …

Summary

Object No.

90/586-6

Object Statement

Architectural model, 2 shopfronts and attached houses, part of King Street Sydney streetscape, 1870-1890, plywood / cardboard / plastic, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney, Australia, 1970-1975

Physical Description

Architectural model, 2 shopfronts and attached houses, part of King Street Sydney streetscape, 1870-1890, plywood / cardboard / plastic, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney, Australia, 1970-1975

This model shows J. & E. Dawson Cigar Divan and Tasman Chambers Mills Mackrell & Co. at 106 ? King Street, Sydney.

Dimensions

Height

485 mm

Width

440 mm

Depth

585 mm

Production

Made

  • 1970-1975

Cite this Object

Harvard

Architectural model of two shopfronts 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 1 June 2023, <https://ma.as/108515>

Wikipedia

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