07-08-1863: The Mechanic’s Institute Hall, Ballarat, Victoria.

The Star, Ballarat, Friday 7th August 1863, page 3.

“THE MECHANICS’ INSTITUTE. RE OPENING OF THE HALL”

 “[…] among other things, exhibits samples of the glass patented by Hartley and Co., of Sunderland, and known as “Cathedral Glass,” some of which is now being used in St. Patrick’s church, Sturt street. Mr Robson also exhibits specimens, and very beautiful ones too, of Ferguson’s and Urie’s stained glass […]”

Thomas Robson was the Ballarat agent for Ferguson & Urie stained glass and had significant involvement with the window created for St Paul’s at Bakery Hill Ballarat in early 1862.

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