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The North Sydney Boy's High School / Squire Morgan

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Record Number 10357
Location 3rd floor
Author Morgan, Squire (James Woodward), 1886-1974
Title The North Sydney Boy's High School / Squire Morgan
Published Undated
Collation 1 framed and mounted print : etching, sepia ; plate mark ; 19.5 x 28 cm. size of visible area
General Note Title from pencil inscription below plate mark
Edition: 1/75
The Falcon Street, North Sydney structure depicted in Squire Morgan's print contains eight classrooms built in 1914, first occupied in 1915. Background of North Sydney Boy's High School can be found in: Storey, H.M. (Henry Mackintosh) "History of North Sydney High School 1912-1962", Crows Nest, N.S.W.: North Sydney Boys' High School, c1962. It states "Over its portals, however, was inscribed not '1915' but '1913'. This as we shall see, was involved in a small but important error of one year, but it makes it clear enough that what was opened in 1915 was a new building and not a new school."
The artist Squire Morgan was born in Randwick, Sydney. His works have been published by Pepperday & Co., W.A. and Valentine Publishing Co. His work was exhibited at The Royal Art Society of N.S.W. in their early days.
Further Squire Morgan prints can be found at The National Library of Australia and they include: "Bush mother", 193_?; "Canberra today", 1939; "Coastal scene with ti-tree and row boat in foreground", 193-?; "Corn barn near Windsor, N.S.W.", 193-? and the book called "Native bear of Australia"/ with photographs by Squire Morgan..[et al] The Illustration Index to Australian Art and Australian Prints online lists several other works by Squire Morgan and they are "Corn Barn Hawkesbury"; "The Old Scot's Church" bw; "Scone landscape" etch bw; "Ti-trees"; "Approaching Canberra"; "Landscape near Canberra" and "The lagoon, Dee Why".
For previous auction sales of Squire Morgan works go to Australian Art Sales Digest at http://www.aasd.com.au/artists/index.cfm . North Sydney Boys' High School previously auctioned a copy of this print at an Old Boys' function, for 600.00 dollars - advice Deputy Principal North Sydney Boys' High School, 2003.
Collection code: Artworks
Terms of use Only partial image display owing to copyright restrictions.
Personal Name Morgan, Squire
Internet Site http://www.acay.com.au/`garyb/ras.html (Royal Art Society)
See Also http://www.antiquebookshop.com.au/kids/Australia
See Also http://www.australianprints.gov.au
See Also http://www.library.edu.au/ual/publ/artindex/ (Illustration Index to Australian Art)
See Also http://www.nla.gov.au (National Library of Australia)
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TF1298961 3rd floor
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