File F2279 - Architectural illustrations, 1886-1891

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Architectural illustrations, 1886-1891


  • 1886-1891. (Creation)

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4 parcels.

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Biographical history

George Henry Male Addison was born on 23 March 1857 in Llanelly, Wales. He studied architecture in London. Addison immigrated to South Australia. Married Emily Alice Maude in 1884 with whom he had four children: Lily Isabel Maude (1885-1968), Edward james (1887-1956), George Frederick (1889-1985) and Edith May (1892-?). G.H.M. Addison was an architect and painter working in Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane between 1884 and 1922. In partnership as Terry, Oakden and Addison / Oakden, Addison and Kemp, architects in Melbourne and Brisbane, 1886-1897; Addison and Corrie, architects and valuers in Brisbane, 1898-1905; Addison and Hassall, architects in Brisbane, 1906-1907. Formed partnership with son George Frederick Addison, G.M.H. Addison and Son in 1919. He was a chairman of the Brisbane Art Gallery. He died on 6 February 1922.

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Plates and illustrations, from various journals, collected by G. H. M. Addison. Each volume has its title on the spine.

[Item 1] Church architecture, plates from The British Architect 1886, 49 x 38 cm.
[Item 2] Public buildings, includes plates from The Building News, The Builder, The Architect, The British Architect, 1880 to 1887, 43 x 33 cm.
[Item 3] Architectural drawings, includes plates from The Building News, The Builder, 1888, 43 x 33 cm.
[Item 4 ] Churches, includes plates from The Building News, The Builder, American Architect and Building News, 1889, 43 x 33 cm.
[Item 5] Churches, includes plates from The Builder, The Building News, Architectural Illustration Society, 1888 to 1889, 43 x 32 cm.
[Item 6] Street architecture, includes plates from American Architect and Building News, The Builder, The Architect, 1889, 43 x 32 cm.
[Item 7] American architecture plates, includes plates from The Builder, American Architect and Building News, The Building News, 1891, 44 x 33 cm.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Parcel 1 Items 1-2; Parcel 2 Items 3-4; Parcel 3 Items 5-6; Parcel 4 Item 7.


Previously Items were referred to as volumes.

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45231396 ; 28642768

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Revised, Linda Justo, 16-Mar-2022. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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