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A7437 Wunderlich Limited Collection and Archive, Redfern, New South Wales, 1895-1969. Click to enlarge.

Wunderlich Collection and Archive

Made
While 1888 is best remembered as Australia's Centenary it was also an important date for the new company formed by Ernest and Alfred Wunderlich. This was the year they not only patented their new zinc ceiling process but also constructed the ornate ceiling of the Sydney Town Hall, the first of its kind Australia.

Founded in 1887 by the end of the century demand for Wunderlich's lightweight ceilings and roofs had grown to the point where they were used in preference to plaster in practically …

Summary

Object No.

A7437

Object Statement

Wunderlich Limited Collection and Archive, Redfern, New South Wales, 1895-1969

Physical Description

Wunderlich Limited Collection and Archive, Redfern, New South Wales, 1895-1969

Production

Notes

The architectural elements were made by Wunderlich Limited in Redfern, New South Wales between 1895 and 1996

Source

Credit Line

Gift of CSR Limited, 1980

Acquisition Date

17 December 1980

Cite this Object

Harvard

Wunderlich Collection and Archive 2023, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 January 2023, <https://ma.as/189912>

Wikipedia

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