Sub-item 3 - Presslands House

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Presslands House


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Alfred Winter was a sketcher and professional photographer. He worked first in Melbourne, moving to Tasmania in 1869. For more information see :

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Photograph of Pressland House, formerly J.P. Cowle's School, in 1881. (from notes by J. B. Walker on back of photograph) The building has a sign on the front which reads 'These premises for sale'. (see detail). During the 1840s Pressland House was the home of Mr Cowle's 'Hobart Town Classical and Commercial Academy'. (Craig, Clifford 'More old Tasmanian Prints', Launceston, Foot and Playsted, 1984 p.312). Photographer: A. Winter, Hobart Town - embossed on bottom left corner of photograph - (Alfred Winter had a photographic studio in Bathurst Street, Hobart from 1869-1891).

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