C1920

Dacey Garden Suburb. near Sydney, N.S.W.

Mapmaker:

William Henry Foggitt

Map of the proposed ‘Garden Suburb’ of Dacey, named after John Rowland Dacey (1854–1912), a state parliamentarian for the area from 1895 to 1912, who urged the creation of a garden suburb modelled on the garden city of Letchworth in Hertfordshire, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Dacey Garden Suburb. near Sydney, N.S.W.

Date:

C1920

Mapmaker:

William Henry Foggitt

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

435mm 
x 270mm

Paper Size: 

475mm 
x 330mm
AUTHENTICITY
Dacey Garden Suburb. near Sydney, N.S.W. - Antique Print from 1920

Genuine antique
dated:

1920

Description:

Map of the proposed ‘Garden Suburb’ of Dacey, named after John Rowland Dacey (1854–1912), a state parliamentarian for the area from 1895 to 1912, who urged the creation of a garden suburb modelled on the garden city of Letchworth in Hertfordshire, England. It was to to provide low-cost housing for working-class people. Sir John Sulman (1849–1934) planned the estate on crown land that had been reserved as a water conservation site. Daceyville was listed on the Register of the National Estate in 1991. The Daceyville tram line opened in 1913 with services from Circular Quay via Waterloo.

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