(Australia 11 Aug 1846 – 17 Jan 1914)
Architectural plan for the National Art Gallery of New South Wales showing proposed completed building, with elevation towards the harbour, side elevation and a cross section of galleries
- Not on display
- Further information
The first plans by Government Architect Walter Liberty Vernon for the National Art Gallery of New South Wales were submitted to the Gallery's trustees in 1895.This plan, drawn up in the following year, shows the elevation of the Gallery towards the harbour.This part of Vernon's design was never completed. During the Great Depression it was suggested that it be completed as the George V Memorial Wing. The Government Architect at the time, Edwin Evan Smith, submitted a design for the wing in 1932 (ARC1.76.71).
- 22 Jul 1896
- watercolour and ink on cardboard
- 45.5 x 68.0 cm
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, ink, "W L Vernon/Govt Arch/22.7.96"
- National Art Archive. Art Gallery of New South Wales Institutional archive
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