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Clere, Frederick de Jersey 1856-1952 :Victoria College ; design submitted by F de J Clere F R I B A (and in accordance with the terms of the competition) not to cost more than [pounds] 30,000 / F de J Clere del. - 23. 7. [19]04

Reference Number: C-071-006

Shows a view from Kelburn Parade of Clere's proposal for his competition entry for buildings for Victoria College, Wellington. The building is two-storied and its front face is towards Kelburn Parade. There is a glimpse of the Mount Street cemetery beyond the building to the left, featuring the gravestone with a tall cross of Father O'Reily.

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Rev Jeremiah Joseph Purcell O'Reily, Frederick de Jersey Clere, Hunter Building, Mount Street Cemetery (Wellington), Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn Parade, Mount Street, Universities and colleges - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Cemeteries - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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Clere, Frederick de Jersey 1856-1952 :Victoria College ; design submitted by F de J Clere F R I B A (and in accordance with the terms of the competition) not to cost more than [pounds] 30,000 / F de J Clere del. - 23. 7. [19]04, Reference Number C-071-006 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour on linen-backed paper 291 x 558 mm on sheet 392 x 615 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: There were nine entries in the competition, all submitted over a pseudonym. Penty & Blake came first (with a 2-storey building, expanded to three storeys for space reasons); Joshua Charlesworth was 2nd. 'Associate' was 3rd, and 'Mr A.' was 4th. Possibly Clere's entry was submitted over the name 'Experience'

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-003861)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: signature & date in ink. Also lower right, the title of the work in ink with other words below in pencil, including the word 'Experience'

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