A valuable part of Maitland’s retail history has come home in the form of an oil painting on canvas.
The aerated water and cordial works opened in 1877. The painting would have been framed and hung on the wall of the factory’s office.
A friend of Maitland Historical Society found the painting and handed it over a month ago so it could be restored and preserved.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Nov. 12, 2012.