W.S. Percy

Australia, b.1872, d.1946

Departed Glory, The Last of Hamilton Palace

About the artist

Percy, William Stratford (Australia, b.1872, d.1946)

W S Percy. Casey, John :Photographs relating to the Pollard Opera Company. Ref: PAColl-1091-02. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23101859

Hamilton Palace was the home of the Dukes of Hamilton. It was built in 1695 and demolished in 1921 following subsidence caused by local coal mines.