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Photograph - Sawbridgeworth c.1895

From the Collection of St Matthews/Wiseman House Archive cnr Widford Street & Melbourne Ave Glenroy Victoria

Description
Black & white photograph of front facade of Sawbridgeworth House with people in a horse and buggy.
Size
19cm x 23.5cm
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Object Registration
0001
Keywords
wiseman, st. matthew's
Historical information
Sawbridgeworth was built in 1887 by Arthur Wiseman. The house was named after the little English village in Hertfordshire where the Wisemans had lived for hundreds of years. Arthur's brother, Albert, built his mansion, called Ashleigh, which also fronted Widford Street. Wiseman House is located alongside St. Matthew's Anglican Church.
When Made
c.1895
Significance
Wiseman House is an important building in Glenroy's and St. Matthew's history.
Inscriptions & Markings
Copied with permission
Last updated
16 Jun 2017 at 3:38PM