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2007/61/1-3/9 Photographic prints (2), interior of Charing Cross Hotel, Waverley, E A Bradford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c.1935. Click to enlarge.

Photographs of Charing Cross Hotel interior, Waverley by E A Bradford

Photographed
Sidney Warden was the most prolific of the several architects who designed hotels for Tooth & Co. Some of the architects who worked for Tooth & Co - Sidney Ancher, Sam Lipson, Rudder & Grout - were better known, but none designed so many hotels or so many well-known hotels.

By his own count, Warden's work encompassed 392 hotels, new buildings or alterations to existing hotels, including such familiar structures as the Clare, the Lansdowne, the Broadway, the Henson Park, the Marrickville, the …

Summary

Object No.

2007/61/1-3/9

Object Statement

Photographic prints (2), interior of Charing Cross Hotel, Waverley, E A Bradford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c.1935

Physical Description

Photographic prints (2), interior of Charing Cross Hotel, Waverley, E A Bradford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c.1935

Hotel designed by Sidney Warden for Tooth & Co Limited.

Marks

a) Written in ink on reverse 'Found in Sid's photo album / Hotel Bar - one of his many hotel jobs'.
Written in pencil on reverse 'B3149/1'.
Photographer's stamp on reverse 'E. A. BRADFORD / Commercial Photographer / 24 Jamieson ST./ SYDNEY.'.
Photographer's stamp embossed on obverse lower right corner 'E.A. BRADFORD / SYDNEY'.
b) Stamped in ink on reverse 'SIDNEY WARDEN F.I.A. / ARCHITECT / SOMERSET HOUSE / NO. 9 MARTIN PLACE / TEL. B. 1078 SYDNEY'.
Photographer's stamp on reverse 'E. A. BRADFORD / Commercial Photographer / 24 Jamieson ST. / SYDNEY'.
Photographer's stamp embossed on obverse lower right corner 'E.A. BRADFORD / SYDNEY'.

Production

Notes

According to the New South Wales Heritage Branch (see http://www.heritage.nsw.gov.au/07_subnav_01_2.cfm?itemid=2620100), the original Charing Cross Hotel (which was constructed in 1857) was demolished and rebuilt in circa 1935. The newer building, designed by Sidney Warden, was featured in the journals 'Decoration and Glass', Vol. 2, No. 3, July 1936 (see 2007/61/1-4/9), and 'Building', Vol. 58, No. 347, 13 July 1936 (see 2007/61/1-4/10).

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