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Dunmore House, Largs, near West Maitland, ca.1900 / Kedwell, Dore Studio
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Title:
Dunmore House, Largs, near West Maitland, around 1900 / Kedwell, Dore Studio
Creator:
Date:
[c1900]
Format:
photprint : sepia tone ; 25 x 30 cm. (mounted)
Inscription:
Photograph is stamped on verso: Kedwell / Dore Studio / West Maitland.
Subject:
Description:
Dunmore House was built on a hill overlooking a lagoon and the Paterson River at Largs in the Hunter River district of New South Wales between 1828 and 1834 by a builder named Andrew Lang and his father William Lang, also a builder and joiner. The noted Presbyterian educator and politician Dr John Dunmore Lang was another son. [ref: Cynthia Hunter 'Maitland architecture: 19 decades of residential design', Maitland City Council, 2008.]
Provenance:
Gift of the Women's Pioneer Society of Australasia Inc, December 2004.
Source:
Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection ; CSL&RC PIC 2004/4 [CSL&RC PIC: BOX B]
Rights:
You may save or print this image for research and study. If you wish to use it for any other purposes, you must contact the Historic Houses Trust to request permission.
Material Type:
Picture
Record number:
35665