'Glenelg', Gretna, Tasmania; 1963; TSO00018176

From

National Trust of Australia (Tasmania)

Name/Title

'Glenelg', Gretna, Tasmania

About this object

'Glenelg', Gretna, Tasmania. Built 1878. Designed Henry Hunter

Place Made

Tasmania

Format

Photograph, black and white

Date Made

1963

Medium and Materials

Paper

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on back: COPYRIGHT/NATIONAL TRUST OF/AUSTRALIA (TASMANIA)/PLEASE ACKNOWLEDGE
Label on back: Building: "Glenelg", Gretna./Entered by: Mr. R. J. Downie./Approx. date of erection: 1875/Class 5
Handwritten on back: WILMOT

Measurements

216 (h) x 162 (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

Object Type

Photograph

Object number

TSO00018176

Copyright Licence  

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