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George Hedgeland’s Stained Glass

Norwich Cathedral, stained glass by George Hedgeland, Image: Wikimedia

Angela Phippen, Local Studies Librarian and Historian will provide a presentation on George Hedgeland, acclaimed designer of stained glass windows in the 19th century.

Hedgeland was also a Sydney surveyor and lived at Passy in Hunters Hill with his wife  Annie Henning.  Hedgeland is featured in the ‘Letters of Rachel Henning’.

When: 10:30-11:30 Tuesday February 20th

Where:  Gladesville Library, 6 Pittwater Road Gladesville

Cost:  Gold coin donation

Refreshments will be provided.

Bookings essential:   george-headland-stained-glass-artist-tickets or phone 9952.8352

 

Hunters Hill Trust 2017 Christmas party

 

Host:  Elizabeth Dossetor (Prof Elizabeth Elliott)

HHT President: Alister Sharp (images Karen Presland)

 

Elizabeth and David Dossetor kindly hosted our annual Christmas party at their historic Jeanneret house.  Their gracious family home is filled with Australian art and set in a beautiful garden.

The house is said to have been a wedding present for CE Jeanneret’s youngest daughter Florence Hull.  It shows the transition towards the Federation style with geometric woodwork trims and shingles.