Monday, April 8, 2019

ca1865 view of Sydney University from Annandale

Grose Farm from Toll Gate, ca. 1862-1869 / watercolour by F. C. Terry 
From the Collection of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales 

In Marine Officer and Convict Wife, Alan Roberts points out the landmarks in this painting looking along Parramatta Road. Namely:
  • Johnston's Bush on the left
  • The Toll Gate at the bottom of the hill
  • The main building of Sydney University in the centre
  • St John's College built 1861-3 in the centre
  • St Paul's built 1856-9 on the right

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