85/229 Watercolour, stained glass window, Town Hall, Sydney, designed by Lucien Henry for Centennial Hall, made by Goodlet & Smith Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1888. Click to enlarge.

Watercolour, stained glass window, Town Hall, Sydney, designed by Lucien Henry for Centennial Hall, made by Goodlet & Smith Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1888

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1888.

Lucien Felix Henry was born in 1850 in Provence, in the south of France. He arrived in Paris to study art in 1867 and was accepted into Gerome’s studio at the Ecoles des Beaux Arts. His studies were disrupted by the Franco-Prussian War and the siege of Paris. He played a leading role in the popular movement to defend the Paris Commune in 1871 as Chef de la Legion, responsible for the defence of the 14th arrondissement. After their defeat, Henry, along with some 4000 other Communards, was incarce...

Summary

Object No.

85/229

Object Statement

Watercolour, stained glass window, Town Hall, Sydney, designed by Lucien Henry for Centennial Hall, made by Goodlet & Smith Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1888

Physical Description

Watercolour, stained glass window, Town Hall, Sydney, [designed by Lucien Henry for Centennial Hall], made by Goodlet & Smith Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1888

Dimensions

Height

610 mm

Width

455 mm

Production

Notes

Goodlet and Smith were established in 1855. By1907 the firm's factories comprised: the Victoria Saw and Joinery Works, Pyrmont, NSW; 'Rock' Cement Works, Granville, NSW; Pottery and Brick Works, Riley Street, Surrey Hills, NSW; Brick and Tile Works, Granville, NSW; Glass Department and Timber Yard, 767 Harris Street, Sydney; and the Coolongolook Saw Mills, Cape Hawke, NSW.

Made

1888

Source

Credit Line

Source unknown

Acquisition Date

25 February 1985

Cite this Object

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Watercolour, stained glass window, Town Hall, Sydney, designed by Lucien Henry for Centennial Hall, made by Goodlet & Smith Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1888 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 15 December 2018, <https://ma.as/39051>

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