Unknown; 1963; TSO00018055


National Trust of Australia (Tasmania)

About this object

Photograph of a single story sandtone built house, location unknown.

This image is part of a large collection of photographs which were entered in The Mercury Historic Homes Photographic Competition, 1963.

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Photograph, black and white

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Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back: 81a underlined


195 (h) x 244 (w) mm

Subject and Association Description

The Mercury Historic Homes Competition
This photographic competition was held in 1963 to mark the 109th anniversary of the founding of the Mercury newspaper. The competition was sponsored by The Mercury and organised by the National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) southern region.

The competition had 6 class:
1. best preserved town or country house in Tasmania
2. best preserved place of worship
3. best maintained privately owned but open to the public property (eg hotel, school, shop)
4. best maintained commercial or rural building (eg factory, warehouse, barn)
5. best preserved country house for each House of Assembly electorate
6. best maintained public building

Subject and Association Keywords

The Mercury Historic Homes Competition


Tasmanian State Office Collection

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