Sub-item 4 - Macquarie Street, Hobart from Mercury Office

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Macquarie Street, Hobart from Mercury Office


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(1878 -1891)

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Anson Brothers (Henry, Richard & Joshua) had photographic studios in Liverpool, Collins, and Elizabeth Streets between 1878 and 1891. Joshua Anson was an apprentice of H.H. Bailey

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Photograph of north Macquarie Street from the Mercury office (with verandah) corner Macquarie and Argyle Street. Showing the Hobart Town Hall, Franklin Square and the Treasury buildings. Photographed byy Anson Brothers whose firm was located in Liverpool, Collins and Elizabeth Streets. Taken before September 25 1866, as this is the date of the grand opening of the Town Hall, shown on the left-hand side of the photograph

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