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Flagged path along the edge of the roof garden of Feltex House, Sydney, April 1940 / Alan Evans  
 
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Title: Flagged path along the edge of the roof garden of Feltex House, Sydney, 5 April 1940 / Alan Evans
 
Creator: Evans, Alan Spearman, 1902-1963.
 
Date: 1940
 
Format: [Photograph] 1 photonegative : b&w ; 8 x 10 cm.
 
Inscription: One of 6 negatives in an envelope titled "Roof 'Feltex' House", taken 5th April 1940 with SS Pan film in "hazy sunlight" conditions.
 
Place: Feltex House (Sydney. N.S.W.)
 
Subject: garden ornament
gazing globes
lily ponds
planters
roof gardens
 
Description: Feltex House, on the corner of Jamison and George Streets Sydney, was the head office of Felt and Textiles of Australia Ltd. The original three-storey building was designed by the architectural firm Adam, Wright & Apperley and erected in 1939. The glass doors of the board room on the upper floor opened onto a formal roof garden.
 
Provenance: Estate of Sylvia Evans.
 
Published in: Colleen Morris Lost gardens of Sydney Historic Houses Trust of NSW, 2008, p.133.
 
Source: Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection ; Evans Collection: EC18/PRO/N/51
 
Record no: 32739