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2007/61/1-3/12 Photographic prints (2), black and white, Chatswood Hotel bottle department, E A Bradford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c.1939-1940. Click to enlarge.

Photographs of Chatswood Hotel bottle department, Chatswood 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.

2007/61/1-3/12

Object Statement

Photographic prints (2), black and white, Chatswood Hotel bottle department, E A Bradford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c.1939-1940

Physical Description

Photographic prints (2), black & white, Chatswood Hotel bottle department, E A Bradford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c.1939-1940

Hotel designed by Sidney Warden for Tooth & Co Limited.

Marks

a) Written in ink on reverse 'Bottle Dept / Chatswood Hotel / 1 of 4.'.
Photographer's stamp on reverse 'E. A. BRADFORD / 24 JAMIESON ST., SYDNEY / B6038 / No… / DIVISION OF BRADFORD. JOHNSON LTD.'.
b) Written in ink on reverse 'Bottle Dept. / Chatswood Hotel / 1 of 4'.
Photographer's stamp on reverse 'E. A. BRADFORD / 24 JAMIESON ST., SYDNEY / B6038 / No… / DIVISION OF BRADFORD. JOHNSON LTD.'.

Production

Notes

The photographer's stamp on reverse indicates that E A Bradford's studio was located at 24 Jamieson St, Sydney. According to Sandy Barrie's "Australians behind the camera: directory of early photographers, 1841-1945" Bradford (working for Bradford Johnson Pty Ltd) was working from this studio between 1939-1940. An estimate date has been establisehd according to this information.

History

Notes

This bar is typical of the period and was designed to accommodate as many stand-up drinkers as possible. From 1916 to 1955 hotels had to close at six o'clock leading to binge drinking usually called the six o'clock swill.

Cite this Object

Harvard

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Wikipedia

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