Summary

Photograph of the exterior of the Post and Telegraph Office, Parramatta, NSW, circa 1880-1900. Designed by the Colonial Architect James Barnett it was built in between 1878-1880.

Part of a collection of photographs and documents relating to William John Ferris (1855-1917). Ferris was born in Parramatta, he married in 1885 and had one daughter and three sons. From 1883 he was an Alderman of Parramatta Council, being elected Mayor in 1890 and 1896. In July 1898 he was elected to the NSW Legislative Assembly as the member for Parramatta, he lost his seat in June 1901.

Description of Content

Exterior of a large building with a group of people in front and on the balcony.

Physical Description

Black and white photograph.

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