'Horton College - Ross - Tasmania'; Unknown; c. 1860 - 1890; TSO00009055

From

National Trust of Australia (Tasmania)

Name/Title

'Horton College - Ross - Tasmania'

About this object

Sepia photograph of Horton College. The photograph is in a glazed wooden frame with a gilt slip.

Horton College was a Wesleyan Boys School established near Ross, Tasmania in 1852. A tower was erected above the entrance at a later date and decorative barge boards installed under the eaves. The school closed in the 1890s and the buildings were demolished in 1920.

Maker

Unknown

Format

Photograph, sepia

Date Made

c. 1860 - 1890

Medium and Materials

Photograph, wood, glass

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten in black ink under photograph: Horton College - Ross - Tasmania

Measurements

Frame: 208(h) x 266(w)mm
Photograph: 108(h) x 164(w)mm

Collection

Tasmanian State Office Collection

Credit Line

Donated by Warwick Oakman, Warwick Oakman Antiques, Hobart, Tasmania

Object number

TSO00009055

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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