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Street sign ‘Notanda Gallery’

Made 1935-1974

Operating from Rowe Street, Sydney, from 1935 to 1974, Notanda Gallery was both an art gallery and an interior decoration studio. This street sign hung outside the gallery for part of its operation.

Margo Lewers established the first Notanda Gallery in 1935 as an outlet for interior wares, most of which she designed herself. She and her brother Carl Plate were born in Australia to their English-born mother and Scandinavian-German artist father. Margo Plate and her husband, Gerald Lewers, met at...

Summary

Object No.

2009/79/16

Object Statement

Street sign, 'Carl Plate, Notanda Gallery, Pictures, Books', wood / metal, used by the Notanda Gallery, Rowe Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1935-1974

Physical Description

Street sign, 'Carl Plate, Notanda Gallery, Pictures, Books', wood / metal, used by the Notanda Gallery, Rowe Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1935-1974

Production

Notes

This street sign was made for and used by the Notanda Gallery that operated from Rowe Street, Sydney, from 1935 to 1974. This street sign hung outside the gallery for part of its operation.

Made

1935-1974

History

Notes

Operating from Rowe Street, Sydney, from 1935 to 1974, Notanda Gallery was both an art gallery and an interior decoration studio. This street sign hung outside the gallery for part of its operation.

This item comes from a collection developed in 2001 and 2002 by museum volunteers who had a connection with Rowe Street, either as commercial occupants or simply as people who enjoyed its lively atmosphere. Attached to the collection is an archive of photographs, books and letters. This sign was donated by Jocelyn Plate.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of multiple donors Rowe Street Archive Project (2001-2005), 2009

Acquisition Date

14 October 2009

Cite this Object

Harvard

Street sign 'Notanda Gallery' 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 15 December 2018, <https://ma.as/372969>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/372969 |title=Street sign 'Notanda Gallery' |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=15 December 2018 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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