ogg & company demolished 76 collins street front view
Statement of Significance
Building (part) was added to the HBR in 1974. The Gazettal dated 9 October 1974 reads: Ogg and Company (Internal fixtures, fittings, joinery, ceiling and etched glass windows only) 76-78 Collins St. Melbourne.The building was demolished under a permit dated 23 April 1976. The building elements (ceiling etc and contents) were acquired by the Historic Buildings Council and given to the Museum of Victoria.
The Museum recently sent me an email detailing their Oggs holdings (note no mention of ceilings):
- A cedar counter c. 1880.
- A cedar screen partition with etched glass panels to top. c. 1880.
- A cedar display /storage cabinet with adjustable shelves and faceted glass knobs.
- A cedar apothecary's cupboard with multi-drawers, with faceted glass knobs c. 1880.
- 2 cedar counter showcases c 1880.