Photograph of public bar of Mayfair Hotel, Kings Cross

Made by Phil Ward Studios Pty Ltd in Kings Cross, New South Wales, 1937.

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...


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Physical Description

Photographic print, black & white, public bar in Mayfair Hotel, Kings Cross, Phil Ward, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1937

Hotel designed by Sidney Warden for Tooth & Co Limited.



A reproduction of this photograph appears in the journal 'Decoration and Glass' , Vol. 3, No. 7, Nov 1937 (see page 1 of 2007/61/1-4/17).


Phil Ward Studios Pty Ltd 1937

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Photograph of public bar of Mayfair Hotel, Kings Cross 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 January 2018, <>


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