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Photograph - The Drawing Room at Villa Alba.

From the Collection of Villa Alba Museum 44 Walmer Street Kew Victoria

Description
Decoration of painted services is original to 1884.
Object Registration
2011.1.02
Keywords
villa alba museum, interior design - 19th century, drawing rooms - 19th century, paterson brothers - decorators - melbourne, russell winnell photography
Historical information
Built between 1882 and 1884 for the banker William Greenlaw and with interior decoration by the Paterson Brothers, Villa Alba is important to the state of Victoria for architectural, historic, social and aesthetic reasons. Its cultural significance results from the unrivalled quality of the late Victorian hand-painted decoration of its interiors. The Villa Alba Museum is committed to the collection, study and display of 19th century interior decorative finishes, and the components of 19th and 20th century interior decoration.
When Made
2011
Made By
Russell Winnell (Maker)
Significance
The photograph is one of a series of views of the interior commissioned from the photographer Russell Winnell by the Board of Management of Villa Alba Museum in 2011.
Last updated
25 Jul 2020 at 1:56PM