Photograph of Chatswood Hotel bottle department

Made by Bradford, E.A. in Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia, c.1939-1940.

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 S...


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.


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.
Bradford, E.A. c.1939-1940

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Photograph of Chatswood Hotel bottle department 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 November 2017, <>
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