Circas 1820's Cistern by Ronald Rockman


Small (15.5" x 23.2")

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Spotted at Vaucluse House in Sydney.
Located on Sydney Harbour, in one of Sydney’s most exclusive areas, Vaucluse House is a stately mansion nestled in a l9th century leafy estate with a kitchen wing, stables and outbuildings and is surrounded by 27 acres of gardens and grounds. The home of William Charles Wentworth, father of the Australian Constitution, his wife Sarah and family from 1827-1853. Vaucluse House depicts the social aspirations and lifestyles of the Wentworths and the servants who lived and worked there.
The mansion comprises three levels made up of 16 rooms. Most of the rooms are furnished in the style and opulence of the times. Many of the original fittings can be seen. There is even an small farm with livestock.

Canon 50D / L Series Lens 24-105mm
f8 250th


cistern, 1820s

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cistern, 1820s

Published in Leica Fotographic Magazine and 3 times in Australian Traveller Magazine.

Finalist in the 2011 Australia Day Council of NSW “Living Australia” photographic competitions and have won many awards for my images.

A winner in the 2012 Australia Day Council of NSW “Living Australia” photographic competition.

An Australia Post Postage Stamp made of my winning photograph in 2012

Exhibited at The Maritime Museum in Sydney and The Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

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  • Gary Kelly
    Gary Kellyover 4 years ago

    Memories of my old house in Glebe! Imagine life without the past, Rock. How dull would that be?

  • JodieT
    JodieTover 4 years ago

    This is deliciously old and rusty. Nice shot. I love Vaucluse House, especially the kitchen and old bathrooms.

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 4 years ago

    A fascinating capture Rock … memories …

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