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Gunsler's Cafe, Pitt Street.

23 September 1884, Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1881 - 1894), page 3

…Gunsler’s Café in Pitt Street Sydney was built in 1884 to the designs of Melbourne architect Lloyd Tayler and had ornamental stained, coloured, and plate glass decorations supplied by the Ferguson and Urie Stained Glass Company of North Melbourne. Photos: The historical engravings of Gunsler’s Sydney premises were published in the Illustrated Sydney News, NSW, Tuesday 23rd September 1884 and the Melbourne premises were published by May & Ebsworth in July 1879. This slideshow requires JavaScript. #gallery-8946-1-slideshow .slideshow-slide img { max-height: 410px; /* Emulate max-height in IE 6 */ _height: expression(this.scrollHeight >= 410 ? '410px' : 'auto'); } Illustrated Sydney News, NSW, Tuesday 23rd September 1884, page 3. “Gunsler’s Cafe, Pitt Street. It has always been a source of surprise to visitors, that a city like ours should be so inadequately supplied with first class restaurants. Efforts have been made within the last few years to remedy this want, but it has remained for an enterprising man like Mr. Gunsler, known for years as the leading caterer in Australia, to go into the matter thoroughly, and by long acquired experience, combined with a large expenditure of money, to provide Sydney with an establishment second to none in the southern hemisphere. Mr. Gunsler, encouraged by the patronage received at…

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Family Notices

1 April 1899, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 1

…In February 1878 he admitted Henry George Iles (1850- 1899 ) , a gold buyer and investor, as a financial partner in the business and then traded under the name of “Gunsler & Co” [4] . In August of the same year they purchased an allotment of dilapidated buildings in Collins Street known as ‘Petty’s block’ from the estate of Mr George Petty [5] and under the direction of architect Lloyd Tayler [6] , proceeded to build Café Gunsler which opened in June 1879 [7] . In later years the Café was known as the Vienna Café (1890-1915). The Australia Hotel was built on the site c.1940 and is now…

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Advertising

18 April 1873, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 3

…[1] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Friday 18th April 1873, page 3. [2] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Wednesday 8 th October 1873, page 2s. [3] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Wednesday 2 nd September 1874, page 7. [4] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Saturday 23 rd February 1878, page 6. [5] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Monday 5 th August 1878, page 5. [6] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Monday January 13 th 1879, page 3. [7] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Tuesday 10 th June 1879, page 6. [8] The Sydney Morning Herald, NSW, Saturday 11 th October 1879, page 5. [9] The South Australian Register, Adelaide, Saturday 21 st May 1881, page 7. [10] The…

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8 October 1873, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 2

…[2] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Wednesday 8th October 1873, page 2s.

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2 September 1874, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 7

…[3] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Wednesday 2nd September 1874, page 7.

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23 February 1878, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 6

…[4] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Saturday 23rd February 1878, page 6.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 1878.

5 August 1878, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 4

…[5] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Monday 5th August 1878, page 5.

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13 January 1879, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 3

…[6] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Monday January 13th 1879, page 3.

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THE CAFE GUNSLER.

10 June 1879, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 6

…[7] The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Tuesday 10th June 1879, page 6.

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VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, FRIDAY.

11 October 1879, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 5

…[8] The Sydney Morning Herald, NSW, Saturday 11th October 1879, page 5.

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21 May 1881, The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889), page 7

…[9] The South Australian Register, Adelaide, Saturday 21st May 1881, page 7.

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The Advertiser FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 1882.

28 January 1882, The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889), page 4

…[10] The South Australian Register, Adelaide, Saturday 28th January 1882, page 5.

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Advertising

10 January 1884, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 3

…[11] The Sydney Morning Herald, NSW, Thursday 10th January 1884, page 3.

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LARGE FIRE IN PITT-STREET. ESTIMATED DAMAGES, £6000.

28 January 1889, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 7

…[12] The Sydney Morning Herald, NSW, Monday 28th January 1889, page 7.

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Family Notices

1 December 1911, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 8

…[13] The Sydney Morning Herald, NSW, Friday 1st December 1911, page 8. © Copyright…

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AN HISTORIC FIRM OF GLASS-STAINERS.

26 November 1908, The Catholic Press (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1942), page 24

The Catholic Press, NSW, Thursday 26th November 1908, page 24. “AN HISTORIC FIRM OF GLASS STAINERS” “Mr. John Lamb Lyon, the head of the well known firm of Lyon, Cottier and Co., glass stainers and decorators of 179 Liverpool street, city, has just returned from a six months’ trip to Europe, and comes back full of new ideas, which will no doubt be seen later in many of our Catholic churches. Whilst in England he had the pleasure of hearing encomiums of his window in the Franco-British Exhibition, in which the King in his Coronation robes was the leading subject, and for which the firm received a gold medal. Their…

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1861.

2 September 1861, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 4

…[1] The Argus, Melbourne, Monday 2nd September 1861, page 5.

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OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION.

25 October 1866, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 5

…[5] The Argus, Melbourne, Thursday 25th October 1866, page 5

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SECTION I.—SILVER MEDAL.

29 September 1870, The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893), page 2

…[7] The Maitland Mercury, NSW, Thursday 29th September 1870, page 2.

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SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 1873.

7 June 1873, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 4

…ten years after her death in 1863 at the age of 89. The memorial text on the window reads: “In memory of Mary Ann Stephen, The widow of John Stephen Esq., First Puisne Judge of this colony, Died in Sydney 1st January 1863, Aged 89 years”. Photos of St Andrews Church were taken 8th May 2011. Photos of the stained glass window were taken by Ken Burke (via historian Karla Whitmore, 6th May 2013). This slideshow requires JavaScript. #gallery-1248-4-slideshow .slideshow-slide img { max-height: 410px; /* Emulate max-height in IE 6 */ _height: expression(this.scrollHeight >= 410 ? '410px' : 'auto'); } The Argus, Melbourne, Vic, Saturday 7th June 1873, page 5. “A stained glass window, which has many elegant features, has been made by Messrs Ferguson and Urie , of Hotham for the Church of England Cathedral of Sydney. The window is to be placed in the clerestory as a memorial of the widow of the late Mr Justice Stephen. The principal figures represented are Faith, Hope, and Charity, with the last in the middle. Hope has her hand upon the anchor, and Faith carries the Bible and the Cross. The tracery of the window shows the lamb, and the pelican feeding its young. The window is most to be admired…

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THE EXHIBITION IN PRINCE ALFRED PARK, SYDNEY.

7 October 1870, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 8

…1870 ‘THE EXHIBITION IN PRINCE ALFRED PARK, SYDNEY.’, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), 7 October, p. 8, viewed 15 February, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13214987