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Public bar in the Clarendon Hotel, Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
|Collections||Tooth & Company Limited|
|Date created:||After January 1943|
View of a curved linoleum-topped bar faced with mottled tiles laid in a stepped pattern. The room has partially tiled walls, a linoleum and tile floor, decorative cornices and faceted lights hanging from the ceiling. On the wall above the shelves can be seen a clock and twelve triangular banners. The banner insignias include those of the Royal Marines, the RAAF, the Merchant Navy and the RAC. The Clarendon Hotel was purchased by Tooth & Company in September 1934 and sold in August 1985. On completion of rebuilding in January 1943 the hotel was a three storeyed brick structure with a fully tiled ground floor exterior and an asbestos and malthoid roof. The architectural style is known as P. & O. Ship Style because of its similarities to ocean liner forms.
|Location:||347 Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales|
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