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  • In 1849  Mr Brewer and Mr Robertson, opened a drapery store. Stocked with linens and drapery from ‘all the principal manufacturing towns in the United Kingdom’. Their new store was called The Bee Hive.
  • Known as the Waterhouse Building, it was built by T.G. Waterhouse , a successful shop-keeper who had invested in the Burra Monster Mine. It was built in 1950 from the strength of that investment.
  • A view lined with Colonial Victorian Era Architecture. A paper boy runs across the the intersection with King William St.
  • Rundle Street, looking East, c.1882, featuring the Beehive corner to the left, before the Gothic facade we know and love was added in in 1895 and crowned with a Golden Bee. To the right is the Waterhouse Building  built with proceeds of Burra copper wealth, in 1850.

Henn, Rundle St, Architecture, Adelaide, Giclée, beehive


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Giclee, Henn & Co, Architecture, Adelaide, South Australia, Rundle St, Beehive Corner

Archival Limited Edition Giclee Inkjet technique after the original lithograph by Louis Henn & Co from 1882-1884.

The lithographer of original lithograph (1882-84) may have been Frederick Sear, an interesting character...

Corner of Rundle Street and King William Street a major shopping precinct (now a mall) in the city of Adelaide.

On the left is the famous "Bee-hive Corner". A Haberdasher held the coveted corner lease in at this time (1882-84). A new gothic facade was added in 1895. That has remained to the present. The opposite corner was an Inn at this time, and in more recent times, Darrel Lee Chocolates.

In May 1915 Alfred Haigh moved next door to the haberdasher, number 34 King William Rd, but soon claimed the high profile position to become of Haigh’s Chocolate Depot c.1916.

Number 34 King William Rd had been occupied by Carl Stratmann since 1913, but the hanging of the German Flag in protest of the German male interment, coinciding with the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915, resulted in Stratmann selling the business, machinery, recipes and patents to Haigh... See COLONIAL GERMAN IMMIGRATION, GALLIPOLI & ADELAIDE CONFECTIONERY

Size of image = 32.5cm x 24.5cm ( 13 x 9 2/3 inch)

Limited Edition Issued with /200 with Certificate

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