Sydney Architecture Images- Gone but not forgotten

Original AMP Buildings

architect

No info currently available

location

87 Pitt Street

date

Built-    Demolished- 1912

style

Victorian Mannerist

construction

Rendered brick Stone

type

Office
Summary More recent AMP here
Bayliss, Charles, 1850-1897
Australian Mutual Provident Society (A.M.P.) building, Pitt Street, Sydney [picture]
between 1873 and 1880. 1 photograph : sepia toned ; 28.7 x 22.9 cm.
Part of B.O. Holtermann archive of Merlin and Bayliss photographic prints of New South Wales and Victoria [picture]. between 1872 and 1888.
 
Above- A.M.P. (Australian Mutual Provident) Society Building, 87 Pitt Street, Sydney. Ca. 1870.
No. 87 Pitt Street is at the corner of Bond Street. The photographer (Henry King) was in Spring Street. looking west. 1870s.
Artist: John Sands (publisher)
Title: Australian Mutual Provident Society
Method: Lithograph
Date: 1886
Size: 300mm by 495mm (sheet)
Id Number: 05471
Description: Depicts the 'Head Office, 87 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW'.
Above- the site today.
Above- the replacement building, opened 1913.
Above- Commercial Union Assurance Cnr of Hunter and Pitt St's, Sydney. AMP in background.

Australian Mutual Provident Society
AMP formed in 1849 as the Australian Mutual Provident Society, a non-profit life insurance company and Mutual Society.
David Jones was a foundation director in 1848. George King was chairman for fifteen years from the 1850s.
Richard Teece was general manager and actuary from 1890 and a director from 1917 to 1927.
 

 

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