An image of The Byeway

Cecil Bostock

(Australia 1884 – 1939)

The Byeway, from the album A portfolio of art photographs

Location
Not on display
Further information

The photograph in the portfolio titled 'The Byeway' was taken in Matthew Place, a small alley linking Upper Fort Street and Princes Street, two residential streets in The Rocks, Sydney. The alley and its surrounding streets were demolished after 1926 to make way for the southern approaches to the Harbour Bridge. Matthew Place is also the subject of an etching by Sydney Ure Smith. 1

1. Charles H Bertie 'Old Colonial By-ways' Art in Australia Ltd, Sydney 1928 plate 45

Year
1917
Media
Photograph, Album
Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions
15.3 x 7.6 cm image/sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.r. leaf 1, pencil "C.W. Bostock". Signed label inside front cover, pencil "...Cecil W Bostock". Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Mrs Eleanor Morris 1977
Accession number
163.1977.1