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Dining room in the Beach Hotel, corner of Frederick and Ridge Streets, Merewether, New South Wales

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CollectionsTooth & Company Limited
Date created: Between 1941 and June 1942
View of five tables set for a meal with tablecloths, serviettes, crockery, glasses, glass jugs, cutlery, condiment and other vessels.The room has veneer wall panelling, a carpet in a bold swirling design and fans that hang from the ceiling.The room's windows are pelmetted and are dressed with velvet curtains and venetian blinds. The furniture includes a small round table with a flower arrangement and a side table. All pieces are of timber construction with padded seats on the chairs. 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


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