Garden Palace Fine Arts Annexe

Annexe of nine rooms constructed near the entrance to the Royal Botanic Gardens as part of the Garden Palace to temporarily house the national art collection.

Milestone
Constructed
1879
Type

Garden Palace

CC BY-SA 2.0
,
2008

Whilst the Garden Palace was a brief and fiery addition to the Sydney landscape, the decision to hold an International Exhibition in 1879 was to place the city on the world stage.