Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Public bar in the Beach Hotel, corner of Frederick and Ridge Streets, Merewether, New South Wales

This image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.

Download (25.05 MB)


CollectionsTooth & Company Limited
Date created: Between 1941 and June 1942
Description: 
View of curved linoleum-topped bar faced in a pattern of square and rectangular tiles. The room features tiled trim and walls, some mirror-backed shelves, chromed edgings, a linoleum and tile floor and a streamlined cornice treatment. There is a cash register on the far side of the counter and a wall fan in the background. The Beach Hotel was purchased by Tooth & Company in March 1921. On completion of rebuilding in 1941 the hotel was a two storeyed brick structure with a fully tiled ground floor exterior and a tile roof. The architectural style is known as P. & O. Ship Style because of its similarities to ocean liner forms.
Location: Frederick Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Ridge Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/264
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/264

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
Z223-144-46-2.tif25.05 MBTIFFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator