Stanmore House, Enmore, NSW, ca.1900 / photographer unknown
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Stanmore House, Enmore, NSW, around 1900 / photographer unknown
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Stanmore House, 88-90 Enmore Road, Enmore, was built around 1847-1855 by Mary Reibey for her daughter Elizabeth Anne, wife of Captain Joseph Long Innes, lieutenant and adjutant of Her Majesty's 39th Regiment in Sydney. The house was renamed Pemell House in the 1880s, converted to flats and shops in the 1930s. [ref: Richard Cashman & Chrys Meader 'Marrickville: rural outpost to inner city', Sydney, Hale & Iremonger, 1997 pp.111-112]
Annotations on a copy of this photograph held in the Small Picture File of the Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW, date the picture at c1911 while another copy of the same picture held in the Royal Australian Historical Society collections dates this picture to 1900. It has been suggested that the people visible near the front steps are members of the Pemell and Henry families. [see Elisha Long 'Stanmore House' in Heritage: Journal of the Marrickville Heritage Society, no.9 1995 pp.6-12
L92/64 [small picture file: MISC] ; Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection
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