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Dining room in the Clare Castle Hotel, corner of William and Port Stephens Streets, Raymond Terrace, 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, plates, cutlery, condiment vessels and vases of flowers. The room's windows have lace as well as opaque curtains and shell-like decorations on the pelmets. The walls are textured and the carpet has a pattern based on arcs. Lighting is provided by a many bowled fitting that hangs from the ceiling. Furniture is of timber construction and the chairs have padded seats. A wooden clock sits on a side table below a panel of mirror tiles.The Clare Castle Hotel was purchased by Tooth & Company in March 1921 and sold in the early 1980s. On completion of rebuilding at some date between 1941 and June 1942 the hotel was a two storeyed brick structure with a fully tiled ground floor exterior and a tile roof. The architectural style of the interior is known as P. & O. Ship Style because of its similarities to ocean liner forms.
Location: William Street, Raymond Terrace, New South Wales
Port Stephens Street, Raymond Terrace, New South Wales


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