Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart

This series of photos is from an "1830s merchant’s house" in Hobart. There is more information here, including a site plan and a visitor's guide (PDF) with a description of each of the rooms. I have broken my photos up by room/part of the house, and linked them below. 1 Entrance Hall 2 Drawing Room 3...

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Courtyard, Narryna

Courtyard at rear of house, Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Kitchen wing to the left. Pantry & laundry to the right. Photos from beyond the gate at bottom of this post. Larger image Facing the other way. On the right, kitchen wing with servants room above. Entrance to main house under the low roof at the back....

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Former Bedroom & Nursery, Narryna

Larger image Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. These two rooms are currently used as exhibition rooms. According to information onsite, the larger of the rooms (the one in the photos above and below) was originally the man bedroom with a foyer and dressing room. There are signs on the...

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Downstairs Guest Bedroom, Narryna

Larger image. Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. The onsite information says "This ground floor room is interpreted as a guest bedroom where members of a businessman's professional network may have been accommodated."

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Main Stairs, Narryna

Stairs up from entrance hall. Larger image. Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. Partway up the stairs is a door leading to a dressing room and through that to the servants quarters. On the landing, there are doors to the bedroom, nursery (not shown here) and front room that used to...

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Entrance Hall & Back Hall, Narryna

Entrance hall, looking back towards main entrance. Larger image. Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. Entrance hall leads through to these steps down to a back hall. To the right is the back door. To the left, the kitchen and back stairs. Back door, leading to courtyard. Back stairs and...

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Back Hall, Upstairs, Narryna

Stairs up from back hall. Larger image. Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. Top of the stairs. Hall gives access to servants quarters on the right and continues through to dressing room. From hall to dressing room. Dressing room. Door leads out to the main staircase. Down to entrance hall and public/living...

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Laundry, Narryna and appliances

Larger image Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. (Other rooms are under the Narryna tag.) Wash trough with washboard and mangle/wringer. More photos of mangle below. Air-compressed washing machine, Wolter & Etching. More information on these. These are your standard flat irons. Apply heat. Iron. But these two are gas irons. Put heat inside. Some more information...

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Nursery, Narryna

Larger image Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart. Other rooms are under the Narryna tag. According to onsite information, this is one of two adjoining rooms that were used as the nursery. The other is now used as an exhibition room.

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